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Teaching Assistant - SEN/autism, Hassocks

Job Summary

  • Location Hassocks, West Sussex
  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 27 March 2020
  • Ref BRCDG43_1585313604

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Job Description


A well established school for children with autism and learning disabilities is currently recruiting for a teaching assistant to work in a mainly 1-1 capacity with children aged 7-16 years old, based in a rural location only 5 miles from Brighton and close to Haywards Heath.

The school is set in beautiful countryside and thrives in a theraputic and calming atmosphere, encouraging the children to achieve and work towards specific goals set by themselves and support staff.

As a Teaching Assistant you must be an excellent communicator and have the ability to work towards care plans and fully understand the needs of the individual children under your care and support. As a result of this, previous experience working in a similar educational environment is preferred but experience in other fields with children will always be considered. Please dont hesitate to call or email with any questions, we welcome enquiries and would love to hear from you.

You will be supported by senior staff and given excellent training, both mandatory and also specialist training targeted at the children you ar working with, as well as this the working conditions are amazing and also the ability to progress internally within the service, also giving you the chance to work toward work based qualifications. Working hours are term time only.

The role is mon-fri, term time only. 36 hours per week.

Due to the rural location of the job role you must be a car driver.

"FPR Group is acting as a recruitment agency with regards to this vacancy"

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