sen teaching assistant in bradford

09 November 2018
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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bradford, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
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 keen and passionate to help others? Do you want to work in a supportive team where you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in the classroom? Are you looking for part-time, flexible work? Then we want to speak with you about a brilliant opportunity!

A leading, well established SEN School in Bradford is looking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant as a member of their bank cover staff, to provide essential and life-changing support to their pupils with learning difficulties. The role will involve working for the school on a part-time basis, to cover their core staff sickness, holidays, and general leave. The school is a lovely, welcoming setting, catering for children with a huge range of needs. It is a through age setting, and so the successful applicant will need to be flexible and adaptable, able to fit in as and when needed by the school. Days of work can be accepted or rejected around your schedule and so the role is extremely flexible for applicants with busy schedules or balancing study or other part-time work. The successful applicant will be required to assist the class teacher with children with profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex medical needs, and challenging behaviour. Tasks will include supporting the students individually and in groups with core subjects, engaging them with their work and keeping them on task with their learning. The role may occasionally have aspects of personal care, supporting students with trips to the bathroom and supporting with life skills.

Benefits of working with the school:
On-site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities including (but not limited to) hydrotherapy, interactive sensory room with soft play and rebound, speech and language room, specialist sports hall, as well as many more specialist outdoor areas
Brilliant career progression opportunities
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

The role will include:
Providing assistance to the class teacher
To manage small groups of children independently
To work 1:1 with students to help develop their work
To support the general wellbeing of the students in the school
To monitor and evaluate pupils learning under the guidance of the teacher
To assist the teachers in the use of relevant management strategies to ensure a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take place

SEN TA experience (or work with vulnerable children in another setting e.g. youth work)
Experience as a teaching assistant is ideal
A desire to encourage children to succeed
A caring, patient and calm personality
Ability to work with students with a variety of learning difficulties
Have an understanding of children with special needs
Be flexible in approach to education

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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