1:1 sen teaching assistant in knaresborough

14 January 2019
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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knaresborough, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
chloe overduin, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you looking for a rewarding role supporting a young student on a one-to-one basis? Can you support a child expressing challenging behaviours? Have you got experience working with children with SEND or additional needs? If so, we would like to hear from you!

A well established Designated Specialist Provision in Knaresborough is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. They are looking to find someone who can work with a vulnerable year 9 students within their setting. The role will require a strong understanding of KS3 curriculum, and be able to support the student with both their learning and their social-emotion needs. The school accommodates for pupils with SEND diagnoses, SEMH and SEBD needs who struggle to access mainstream education. Working one-to-one with a vulnerable student is very rewarding. Watching your student grow and reach their goals with your help is very fulfilling. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team. This is a long term contract until the end of the academic year.

Benefits of working with the school:
On-site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities including speech and language therapy, child therapy, specialist sports hall, as well as many more specialist areas
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training opportunities

The role will include:
Supporting the student with educational needs in class, as well as with their social/emotional needs throughout the day
Manage behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy
Work proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
Ensure the safeguarding of all students

Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD needs or vulnerable young people
Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour and confidence in your ability to control it
Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student

Are these the skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


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