Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Teaching Personnel
Location
Devizes
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
21 Oct 2020
Ref
1765434460
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Do you enjoy supporting and helping children?

Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives?

Are you looking for your next challenge?

If you have answered yes to the above questions,

WE NEED YOU!

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to work at one of our local school’s in Devizes. The school is a specialist school for pupils with Communication and Interaction difficulties, with all the additional resources, staffing and expertise required to support this. The pupils are grouped in small, well-staffed classes and provided with high quality learning and teaching opportunities, including Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC).

As a Teaching Assistant you will be working within the class to support the class teacher with their lessons, you will be working alongside a team of support staff in class, and you will be working on a 1-1 basis with SEN students.

The successful candidate must:
  • be nurturing and enthusiastic
  • be enthusiastic and positive
  • be resilient
  • be confident working with challenging behaviour

To be successful in this role it is desirable if you:
  • have experience working within a school setting
  • have experience working with children and/or adults with learning difficulties including ADHD, SEMH and ASC.
  • have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs, or a willingness to learn
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school
  • Have the ability to engage pupils in their learning and support them in their social, emotional and personal wellbeing

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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