SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job Sector:
South West
£65 to £75 per day
Salary Description:
%ufffd65 - 75 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Due to rising demand from Teaching Personnel partner schools, we are looking to recruit Teaching Assistants to support the needs of SEN schools around the Bournemouth area.

If you are looking for flexible, temporary or permanent work supporting children with SEN, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), PMLD (Profound and multiple learning difficulties),or SEMH, We would like to hear from you!

Essential criteria

- Supporting children with SEN (either in a professional or personal way)

- A minimum L1 qualification in supporting learning or 6 months' relevant experience (for SEN Schools a consideration for candidates with backgrounds in health care, youth Work or other relevant work experience with children or young persons in place of qualifications will be accepted)

- Knowledge and understanding of the importance of Individual Education Plans

- A positive and sensitive attitude towards children with special educational needs, their parent/carers and to those from various social and cultural backgrounds

Desirable criteria

- A sense of humour

- Experience of pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties and very challenging behaviour within a school setting

- Clear understanding of strategies for successful behavioural management principles and practice

- Knowledge and experience of pupils with ASD and additional difficulties

- Be able to deal with difficult emotionally charged situations

- Resolve conflict and deal with criticism effectively

- Experience of various communication systems

- A commitment and knowledge about safeguarding vulnerable children and keeping children/young adult's safe

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ's on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.

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.

For details of our privacy policy, please visit the Teaching Personnel website.

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01202 558848
Contact: Jessie Docherty

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