SEN School Support Worker/Teaching Assistant Selly Oak ASAP
* Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham
* Start date: ASAP
* SEN specialism: ASD, SLD and SLCN (autism learning, difficulties, speech learning and communication)
* Contract: Full Time – ASAP until ongoing
* Hours: 8:30am – 3.30pm
* Pay rate: £75-£85 per day
We are actively seeking SEN School Support Workers/ Teaching Assistants in the Selly Oak area.
Our client is a special needs school in Selly Oak. We require SEN support workers or TAs who are passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated to supporting children and young adults with special educational needs such at autism/learning difficulties and challenging behaviour. This schools deal with children with moderate and severe needs. There may also be speech, language and communication difficulties.
Applicants must be willing to work with children and young adults with MLD/SLD/ASD. They must also have relevant and previous experience working with SEND children or adults.
This role is a full-time ( 5 full days) role long term (ongoing) in a school working 8.30am till 3.30pm. This could lead to a permanent role.
Experience with SEND children and young adults
Can travel to Selly Oak
Want full time work position
A calm, caring, considerate, compassionate manner, being most of all patient.
An understanding of challenging behaviour and safeguarding
Child and adult DBS check on update service or willing to complete a new one
Excellent knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of current legislation
Team Teach is desirable but not a must
Communication and language experience is desirable but not a must
Experience working with special needs
Typical duties of a SEND Teaching Assistant:
Attend to the pupils’ personal needs and suggest or implement related programmes
Supervise and support pupils in access to learning
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans and Personal Care programmes.
Provide feedback to pupils concerning progress and achievement under the guidance of a teacher.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievements, progress and problems.
The key benefits of working with us are:
Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
Competitive rates of pay
£100 referral scheme for you and those you recommend
A variety of daily positions with flexible hours across the school week
Long-term positions to suit your needs
Opportunities to progress in your career
Minimal administration (no time sheets!)
What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in this role, please click ‘apply now.’
We are very keen to speak with Learning Support Assistants, Residential Workers, Youth workers, SEN Teaching Assistants, and Support Workers interested in this position. If you feel that this is you, please get in touch ASAP!
Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants attend an interview (online) and undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including an application form.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.