Teaching Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Social Care
South West
Salary Description:
�8.63 per hour
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:

Teaching Assistant

Location: Portfield School

Salary: �8.63 per hour

Hours of Work: Full time and 0-hour contracts available (term time only)

About the company:

Founded over 50 years ago by parents of children with autism, our client have maintained an ethos of parental involvement and take pride in their strong leadership structure. Their staff are supportive by nature, so colleagues not only help students but also each other.

As a Teaching Assistant you'll have the chance to work with specialist facilities such as their therapy pool and sensory room, creating unique and inspiring environments. Swimming is not essential, but you must be comfortable getting into shallow water with students.

Teaching Assistant Responsibilities:

You'll support pupils aged 3-19 years with special educational needs, specifically autism and associated difficulties. Their SEN Teaching Assistants work one-on-one with their students to support them though their educational journey.

Aiding the Teacher to deliver the curriculum, the SEN TA helps children understand activities and overcome challenging behaviour, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). A comprehensive training programme will be provided.

Teaching Assistant Requirements:

* Confident, empathetic, enthusiastic and reliable
* Good communication, literacy and numeracy skills are a must
* Experience working with children and with challenging behaviour is preferred but not essential as all training is provided

Teaching Assistant Benefits:

* Paid enhanced DBS when starting
* Bespoke training programs
* Healthcare Benefits
* Online Perks
* Extra hours during the holidays
* Pension scheme
* Career progression
* Holiday scheme that increases with service
* Free Parking

If you feel that you may be suitable for this Teaching Assistant role then please apply now!

Our client is committed to safeguarding the welfare of the people we support.

All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS and satisfactory employment references.

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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