sen teaching assistant in keighley

04 February 2019
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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keighley, 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 an experienced SEN teaching assistant looking for a new role? Did you answer 'yes'? Then we want to speak with you about a brilliant opportunity!

A friendly SEN Primary School in Keighley is looking for an empathetic, engaging and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, to provide essential and life-changing support to their pupils with learning difficulties. The successful applicant will have experience managing a class of children with SEN needs, complex medical needs and challenging behaviour. Daily tasks will include supporting the students individually and in groups with core subjects and development exercises, keeping them engaged and on task with their learning. The successful applicant will have experience working in specialist schools, and be able to take part in supporting children with hydrotherapy, rebound therapy, personal care and other daily routines. This is a long term position until summer, with the potential to become permanent.

Benefits of working with the school:
On-site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities including hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms, rebound therapy rooms, sensory gardens and many more
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

The role will include:
Providing assistance to the class teacher
Managing small groups of children independently
Alternate work in a variety of classes with varying abilities
Supporting the general well-being of the students in the school
Monitoring and evaluating pupils' learning under the guidance of the teacher
Assisting the teachers in the use of relevant management strategies, maintaining a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take place

SEN TA experience
A desire to encourage children to succeed
A caring, patient and calm personality
The ability to work with students with a variety of learning difficulties
An understanding of children with special needs
Flexibility in your approach to education
Team teach qualification ideal but not essential
Makaton or PECS communication training (ideal but not essential)

Are these skills you can bring to the table? Do you feel that this is the 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.


empathy,engaging,SEN experience