Large School in Blackburn requires KS1 SEN support

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North West
£9.50 to £10.50 per hour
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Teaching Personnel
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Large School in Blackburn requires KS1 SEN support from Nov. 2019

-Level 2 Qualified Teaching Assistant or above

-Experience working alongside children with lower level learning and special educational needs

-Experience working alongside children in lower KS2, particularly alongside children transitioning from the infants into the junior department.

Are you looking for a new challenge from Nov. 2019? Do you feel like you have the right attitude and commitment to making a difference in a local school? Then you may be in luck! A large client school in the Blackburn area, are currently looking to appoint a temporary member of staff for the full academic year. The SENCO in school is the main contact and the brief she has given us is as follows…

Level 2 or above qualified teaching assistant

Recent experience working alongside low level KS2 children

Experience working alongside children on a 1:1 and grouped basis in an education setting

Hard working and committed to supporting children with a variety of learning needs

Academic background with a good command of written and spoken language

A team player – someone who can get on with the staff across the school and work as part of a fun and hard working team

The school is located in the heart of Blackburn and the majority of children who arrive tend to be from a mixture of social backgrounds. The school is larger than average and with this, their Pupil Premium Funding and the SEN funding they receive; the school has a number of support staff employed through Teaching Personnel who are constantly reviewed and continued in their roles from term to term. This role will be exactly the same. The funding for the child will come through the local authority and be reviewed on a termly basis. With this, you will be given sufficient notice if the funding is stopped. If the funding does stop, there are always other children requiring support in school and the SENCO has said they would be able to offer further work.

The working hours for this position are from 8:30-15:30 with 45 minutes unpaid lunch. This role will be split across the Year 1 and Year 2 Classes.

For further details on this role please contact Steve Lamb at the Teaching Personnel Lancashire Office.

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01772 842154
Contact: Steven Lamb

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