SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job Sector:
£60 to £75 per day
Salary Description:
�60 - 75 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Part-time Teaching Assistant required for role in Special School from September 2020.

Our client is a specialist provision, located in Cottingley (BD16), and provides a multi-sensory, nurturing, and play based curriculum and environment for students with additional needs and specific learning difficulties. The school specialises in Autism, Speech, Language and Communication difficulties and moderate to severe learning difficulties with associated behavioural difficulties.

The school offers:

* Good and outstanding progress for pupils with special needs
* High staff to child ratio with specialist staff who are skilled in special educational needs and disabilities
* A multi-sensory, play based curriculum which responds to the individual needs and interests of each child
* Learning opportunities which focus on developing and teaching life skills
* Personalised learning plans for every child
* Short, highly differentiated and individualised programmes of learning

You will work with a large staff team to implement a personalised curriculum, and will be confident working with pupils of all ages, as you will be required to work across school as necessary. You will support a curriculum that uses both indoor and outdoor learning environments. All classes have a large outdoor learning area which is used throughout the academic year. Classrooms have sand, water, construction, small play and imaginative play areas. You will be expected to support pupils to engage with activities, structuring play and building upon their interactive attention span. You will provide additional support during class outings into the local community, which includes swimming, visits to cafes and local parks, and shopping. During these visits, you will also be building on pupils' development of appropriate behaviour, road safety and handling money.

You will largely work with pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis, and will liaise with class teachers and other key professionals in school to ensure that pupils are able to reach targets as outlined in their Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP). Due to the nature of pupils' needs, you will also be required to support with personal care.

This a part-time Teaching Assistant role (Mon, Wed, Fri) term-time only.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0113 224 0234
Contact: Rebecca Barham

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