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Seeking a compassionate and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Summary

  • Location Arundel, West Sussex
  • Salary £16000 - £20000 per annum + Pension ,Perk-box
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 13 May 2020
  • Ref MC SEN T.A_1589384015
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Job Description

Seeking a compassionate and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work for a friendly and well -respected children's home School

We are looking for a creative, positive and passionate T.A who is has experience of working with SEN children to join the current team of professionals.

Can you help students to reach their full potential?

If you'd like to work in a small, supportive school where you'll genuinely make a difference to the lives of children then this could be the perfect role for you.

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SEN Teaching Assistant Role:

To complement and support the teachers' delivery of the school curriculum and contribute to the development of students.

Working on a 1-2-1 basis supporting students

Encouraging and enabling students to become independent learners, supporting their welfare and their emotional and behavioural development

Working collaboratively with teachers in managing behaviour.

Supporting students with vocational and life skills setting them up with a framework to become independent learners.

Maintaining positive relationships and being an appropriate role model.

SEN Teaching Assistant Applicant Criteria:

5 GCSEs to include Math's and English A-C (or level 2 equivalent)

Able to provide support for teachers and students in order to raise standards of achievement for all.

Have an understanding of key childcare policy and safeguarding criteria

Contribute to the preparation of resources and lesson plans

Able to supervise pupils and be aware of and actively promote the wellbeing and safeguarding of students.

Drive to motivate and engage students learning with structured learning activities that will hold their interest.

Experience of using behavior management strategies and ability to use these in line with school policy and procedure, to contribute to a purposeful learning environment, ensuring all students are safe, engaged and interacting positively.

Able to successfully communicate with the teaching team providing detailed feedback and evaluation on lessons and student participation, achievement and further learning needs.

Benefits include:

Small class sizes (average of 6 pupils per class) with a maximum capacity of 18 pupils.

Chance to work 1.1 with pupils

Make a real difference to children and young people

Pension and access to the Staff Perk box benefits scheme

Term time only working hours, enabling a great work/life balance

Competitive salary

Supportive, friendly team

Scope for training and progression within the role

Opportunity to nurture and develop the life skills and abilities of young people

9am-5pm Monday to Friday hours

Applications from behaviour and support assistants, as well as experienced Teaching Assistants are welcomed.

The client is happy to provide training to develop your career.

If you meet the applicant criteria, we would love to hear from you. Don't delay! Apply today!

Please contact the care team on 01273711919 or email

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Jen Cross

Jen Cross

I am a recruitment consultant in the Health and Social Care team. I am able to bring a unique perspective having a wide range of experience working in health and social care settings and SEN education

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