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SEN Teaching Assistant

Middleton, Lancashire
£70.00 to £85.00 Per Day
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Working alongside our partner mainstream primary school in Middleton (M24), Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a caring and nurturing individual to work with children with special educational needs within a mainstream setting. The school are looking to appoint immediately to assist the ongoing needs of their existing pupils but also support an intake of new pupils into the school in September. Full-time position 8:30am 3:30pm ASAP start - option to turn permanent Competitive pay starting from £70-85 per day Earnings paid weekly Supportive and well-equipped mainstream primary school Working alongside the existing dedicated SEND team, the class teachers and senior leaders within school, the successful candidate will work with a range of pupils from across the school who require both additional academic and emotional support. The role is suited to an individual who is flexible and adaptable as the role has a great balance between in-class support and support within SEN provision rooms. As the school is well-staffed and highly equipped mainstream primary school, you will have access to and be supported in using the dedicated provision rooms around the school to provide tailored interventions to the pupils. As well as this, the rooms offer a safe space for many children, allowing them to engage in nurturing non-curriculum-based activities. The successful candidate may be working with multiple children throughout the school day, whom of which may have an Education and Health and Care Plan (EHCP) so needs to be adaptable to their needs, flexible within a team, and be committed to work towards meeting targets. Previous experience or knowledge of social, emotional, and mental health disorders, autism, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, attachment disorder or speech and language needs is desirable for this role but not essential. Candidates with experience as an adult carer, support worker, residential carer, youth worker or other non-education-based professions are encouraged to apply as they hold many transferable skills that would allow you to succeed in this role. The school provides an inclusive and enriching environment for their learners with special and additional needs therefore this position is ideal for a candidate who loves working closely with specific children and is looking for a highly rewarding career. The school is large two form entry community school with around 400 pupils. They serve a diverse population with pupils coming from a variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds. They have a higher-than-average population of children with SEND and those coming from a disadvantaged background, however, are a highly equipped school with many specialist staff and provision to support you in this role. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see (url removed)/faqs 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 date. Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education . We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see (url removed)/privacy-notice
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  • Job Reference: 707263208-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Teaching Personnel
    Teaching Personnel
  • Location: Middleton, Lancashire
  • Salary: £70.00 to £85.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary