Are you an exceptional teaching assistant who wants to work with children with special needs? Are you driven and passionate about inspiring young pupils? Are you looking for a role with flexible working? If the answer is yes, then we may have the perfect role for you!Randstad are working with a specialist school in Bury St Edmund's who need Teaching Assistants looking to work with children with special needs. Some of the students have severe medical needs, so they need Teaching Assistants who are strong and resilient and able to adapt to any given situation.The school caters for children in early years all the way up to college age so a candidate with a child and adult DBS, would be highly desirable.Teaching Assistants are required to assist with personal care for the pupils and are supported with this by the permanent on-site team members. If you are local, or you're willing to travel and looking for a role with flexibility, then apply today!Benefits of working with Randstad:Refer a friend schemeWork closely with one dedicated Consultant - Only ever a phone call awayFree career adviceDBS and School application supportYour responsibilities:Managing challenging behaviour and supporting the class teacherUsing imagination and innovation to enhance the learning experience of all pupilsWorking with small groups and 1:1Liaising with fellow colleagues to get the most out of your pupils developmentTo provide group and/or individual activities, planned by the teacherTo monitor and evaluate learners learning under the guidance of the teacherTo assist teachers in the use of relevant management strategies to ensure a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take placeYour Requirements:A caring and thoughtfulTeam player mentalityThe ability to build rapport quickly with both staff and the students you will be working withResilient and energeticThe successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a school with a thriving, challenging and happy environment. Pupils are supported by highly skilled staff to try hard, be inspirational and achieve their personal best in all that they do.*Successful applications are subject to enhanced DBS and reference checksFor more information please contact Ginny Watson at Randstad Education Cambridge or apply online.