Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
Market related
Teaching Personnel
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The School where Excellence meets Opportunity

I am currently recruiting Teaching Assistants for an SEN school in NWKent. This is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism. The school invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve; as such the school strives to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

The school are looking for exceptional people to join their team who are able to demonstrate belief in the school culture and ethos; have a passion for working with children and young people with special needs as well as creativity and energy.

Ideal candidates will be/have:

* Professional and caring individual
* Have a good understanding about safeguarding and working with vulnerable children
* Flexible, adaptable and be able to use own initiative
* Must be comfortable with personal care (toileting)
* Moving and Handling (incl. Hoists) beneficial but not essential
* Experience working within SEN or working with children is beneficial but not essential (all applications welcome)

As the range of pupil's ages and SEN requirements vary, I am looking for flexible team members who are confident to work across all aspects of SEN and all key stages.

Position details:

* � Full-Time Role 08:50am - 15:30pm (For Part-Time and Supply please see below)
* � SEN Teaching Assistant (long-term contract)
* � Ages 2 - 19
* � SEN - Profound and multiple learning difficulties
* � Daily rate from � 60 - �70 (depending on experience)
* � Opportunity to apply for a permanent contract

If you would like to find out more about the above position please e-mail your CV along with a cover letter to the details below . If you are interested in working on a supply or a part-time basis then please ensure that this is clearly shown when you send in your CV and cover letter (stating days/number of hours available)

All Candidates Must:

* Be able to commit to working the hours specified above
* Provide a child only workforce DBS on the update service or willing to pay for a new child only DBS (�44) and then subscribe to the update service (�13)
* Have no recent criminal convictions/cautions.
* Have a full original birth certificate, full driving licence and/or valid passport.
* If you have been a resident for less than 5 years in the UK a right to work visa (non-EU) and a criminal background check from any country resided in for 6 months or more with in the past 5 years must be provided.

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

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

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01622 920 701
Contact: Kelly Knopp

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