SEND - Teaching Assistant, Bilston

Job Summary

Reference: 607406478
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Bilston
Salary: 65 - 75 per day
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

SEND Teaching Assistant - Bilston

As a SEND Teaching Assistant you will be happy to learn that this PRU aims to provide achievement and enjoyment through learning and is proud of its reputation in providing suitable education for young people with a wide range of needs who are not in mainstream education.

They work hard to ensure that we provide a safe and very supportive environment, which is able to give an inclusive yet personalised education to suit the needs of the learner. This SEBD/SEMH provision (PRU) is proud of their academic success as of their supporting and nurturing environment, which enables their young people to develop self-respect, tolerance, personal values and beliefs.

About the Role of SEN Teaching Assistant

You will have the responsibility of acquiring new skills on a regular basis as you learn from the different teachers in the school in this dynamic role. You will have the responsibility of liaising with the SENCO as you work with SEN pupils and monitor their progress in academic and personal development. Day-to-day, you will be working cohesively with an outstanding and dedicated Class Teacher, you will benefit from a structured training programme. As a SEN Teaching Assistant in general, you will be managing smaller intervention groups and individual sessions.

Person Specification for SEN Teaching Assistant

As a SEN Teaching Assistant you will have the drive to motivate and inspire your pupils to work hard and maintain your enthusiastic manner throughout the school day. The ideal candidate will have a warm and compassionate personality, an interest in getting involved in extracurricular learning and want a career in SEN. To be considered for this Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant you must be a particularly ambitions graduate who has earned a second class degree or better and previous experience working with SEN children either in a volunteer or paid role. You will have the skills to work effectively in challenging situations and wholeheartedly contribute towards all aspects.

As we expect this position to be highly sought after, we advise only teaching assistants teachers to apply, and successful applicants will be contacted within 2 days.

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.