sen teaching assistant in east grinstead

14 January 2019
stine hansen, randstad education
job type
£ 12,000 - £ 15,000 per year
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east grinstead, south east
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 12,000 - £ 15,000 per year
reference number
stine hansen, randstad education
01293 527416
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job description

Are you a passionate teaching assistant? Do you have the patience and resilience to path the way for the students with special needs? Are you looking for a rewarding career where you thrive and develop? If you answered yes to these 3 questions, this might be the perfect role for you!

Working with special needs students is an extremely rewarding career where you make a positive impact on children's and young adults lives, supporting them shaping their paths to be able to live an independent lifestyle.

I am recruiting for a learning support worker to join a specialised and thriving school and college situated in the East Grinstead area to make a difference to their students.

This specialised school is a charity based school designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs for children (age 6 - 25 years). The children and adults have a range of special needs including Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), epilepsy and other neurological conditions.

School Benefits:
● On site parking
● Top of the range technology and modern resources
● Extensive grounds
● Team days and events
● Brilliant career progression opportunities
● A unique teaching approach
● Supportive management
● Free training courses that will upskill your experience and CV
● Flexibility in your work pattern

Benefits for working with Randstad:
* Dedicated consultants 24/7 with experience working education
* Free career advice
* Continuous support and guidance through out your whole journey to reach your work goal
* Opportunity to choose your work pattern
* Salary negotiation support
* Market advice
* Matching you with the job opportunity that you are looking for
* Exclusive jobs
* Advice and feedback on your current CV

Your role as an SEN teaching assistant will include:
* Assist students during class making sure they are on track.
* Liaise with class teacher to ensure a smooth running class.
* Enabling learners to access the curriculum.
* Support the pastoral needs of the learners.
* Be an active part in setting the learning environment.
* Supporting students on a 1:1 base and part of a small group in a range of activities through out the day.
* Using your interests to engage learners in learning.
* Support with the students personal care

Key skills and experience needed:
* Experience working with people with special needs
* Be able to work with learners that have various learning difficulties including epilepsy and autism.
* Have an understanding of students with emotional needs.
* Willingness to learn and build relationships with learners.
* Be confident to support the lead in groups, in different educational subjects.
* The ability to work as an individual and as a part of the team.
* Be flexible in your approach to education.

Are these skills that you feel you have? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then apply today as I will be shortlisting and interviewing on the 28th of January 2019.

For more information about this role contact Stine (pronounced Steena) Hansen on 01293 527 416 or email

Further more, I have an array of positions in Sussex, Surrey and Brighton/Hove which may also be of interest to you with immediate start and with start from February 2019.

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