sen teaching assistant in wetherby

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

Are you looking for meaningful work with young people? Do you have the skillset required to get through to children expressing challenging behaviours and learning difficulties? Are you able to build genuine, kind and motivational relationships with young people? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A well established Specialist School in Wetherby is seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible in their year 3 class. It is a primary school, accommodating for pupils aged 7-11 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities who struggle to access mainstream education. The classroom you will be supporting is a severe learning difficulties class with 8 children, working at varying levels of the KS1 and 2 curriculums. The successful applicant will be supporting the class teacher and other TA's in the classroom throughout the day, with the focus of engaging the children in their work and helping them develop their skills. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a progressive school with an ethos of working with the students in a positive and encouraging way to help them achieve to the best of their ability. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team.

Benefits of working with the school:
On site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities and equipment
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:
Supporting the students both in the lessons and during break times
Manage behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy and positive handling plans
Work proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
Ensuring the safeguarding of students at all times

Experience of working with children or adults with SEND needs
Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour
Ability to engage with, and build rapport with children
Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
Team teach certified is ideal
Experience as a teaching assistant in an SEN school is ideal

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.