SEN Teaching Assistant – Meriden

Posted 2 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Meriden
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SEN Teaching Assistant – Meriden – ASAP

Job Description:

We are looking for a hard-working and keen SEN School Support Worker/Teaching Assistant for a SEN School in Meriden to join their team, starting ASAP an ongoing basis.

You MUST be able to commute to Meriden on a regular basis!

This job will require you to assist the teacher in providing an exciting and engaging curriculum, as well as supporting a small number of students who need that extra bit of help to reach their full academic potential. You will be encouraging a positive and inclusive atmosphere within the classroom, which will positively influence the emotional, social and academic development of the children.

The School:

This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated SEN School located in Meriden caters for students aged 11-19 with high levels of anxiety associated with autism spectrum disorder and/or early trauma. Their aim is to re-engage pupils in the life and routines of school and develop well-adjusted and skilled young people who can contribute positively to society and lead productive and purposeful lives. Through a broad, balanced and rich secondary school curriculum; one that is highly personalised and closely tailored to each pupils’ level of ability, interest and aspirations, they will meet the needs of the most vulnerable young people.

Ideal Candidate will:

· Have a recognised Teaching Assistant Qualification would be advantageous

· Have a minimum of 3 months experience working in an education setting, working with students with Special Educational Needs – Especially Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Autism (ASD)

· Have experience using communication methods; such as British Sign Language (BSL) and Makaton would be desirable

· Have an enhanced DBS certificate registered to the update service or willing to pay and apply for a new certificate

· Have the ability to tailor their skills to meet the needs of each individual child

· Be kind, caring and patient when dealing with children who require specialist support

What to do next?

Register your interest with Twenty4Seven Education today by contacting Elle from our Birmingham office on 0121 817 0400.

Key Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

· Competitive rates of pay

· Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7

· FREE Safeguarding Training

· £100 For All Referral Scheme

· Early notification of Training/Courses/Workshops

· FREE or heavily discounted CPD Courses (Level 2 TA Course, BSL Certification, Mental Wellbeing of Children Certification and Paediatric First Aid Course)

· Minimal Administration

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.