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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Summary

  • Location East Grinstead, West Sussex
  • Salary Up to £16700 per annum + Free Lunch, Life Insurance, Pension
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 15 March 2021
  • Ref 4712_1615811615

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Job Description

Special Education Needs School in East Grinstead is looking to appoint a Teacher Assistant to their education provision.

The School caters to Young People with Special Education Needs from 7-19 years of age. The School benefits from the lovely scenery of Wakehurst Botanical Gardens. Along with a competitive starting salary, you will work only during school hours and have weekends off! Your workday will start just before 9 am and finish at 4:30 pm at the latest. On Friday's there is an even earlier finishing time to start your weekend off the right way!- You will receive a comprehensive training package tailored to your needs and development. A full induction and training will be provided so you are equipped with the skills to perform your role.

You will be welcomed into a friendly and supportive team. The School invests on its staff and gives them the opportunities to progress and gain more knowledge through their role. Some of the more of the perks are:

An attractive pension scheme.
Income protection Scheme
Death in Service (Life Insurance which will pay 2 years worth of your annual salary to your allocated beneficiary)

The School focuses on a holistic approach in order to get positive outcomes and build a strong sense of self-confidence on the Young People.

You will support the class Teacher in ensuring the children get the most out of their lessons and a role model to all. More importantly, you will really make a difference in the lives on the students, by investing your time, passion, and energy into their learning, you will ensure that the students build appropriate relationships with their peers and staff.

With your experience in EBD (emotional behaviour disorder) and challenging behaviour, you will be a guide and show the students how to understand their emotions in a way that any other Young Person can, regardless of their education needs.

You will be a key player in contributing to the lesson plans and work in unison with the teacher. You will have the chance to further develop your teaching skills by leading lessons and contributing your personality into the lesson plans.

Having the correct positive attitude to towards this role is key and will make your interactions with the students even more meaningful. Having previous experience in SEN (Special Needs Education), EBD, or being a Support Worker in Children's Residential Home will be key and put you at the forefront of the short-listing process, however, full training is provided. Having access to a vehicle to get to and from work is a must as the school is remote and very little public transport is available.

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Jose Pinto

Jose Pinto

I am the Health and Social Care Recruitment Manager at our Brighton Office, I have 10+ years hands on experience working and managing services for Young People in a residential setting and Supported L

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