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Teaching Assistant (SEN) Bradford

Salary:
£60 - 70 per day
Location:
Bradford
Company:
Teaching Personnel Ltd

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Teaching Assistant (SEN) Bradford

  • Able to improve pupils’ self-management behaviours, social skills, self-awareness, confidence and skills for learning
  • Evidence of supporting a safe, welcoming and caring environment for learning and positive emotional experiences
  • Available immediately for interviews

An Outstanding special school in Bradford have recently contacted the agency to secure a specialist Teaching Assistant from January 2020. The role will commence from Tuesday 7th January 2020 and will be required on a full time basis (Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm) until July 2020.

The School

Our client is situated in Heaton (BD9) and is easily accessible by car and public transport. The school require a Teaching Assistant who is confident in supporting young people with complex Special Educational Needs, including Autism, Speech, Language and Communication Needs, and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. It is important that you have previous experience supporting young people with additional needs and a sound understanding of implementing Education, Health and Care Plans.

The school provides a tailored curriculum for pupils aged 3-19, and achieved OUTSTANDING status in a recent Ofsted inspection (April 2019). The successful applicant will be joining a committed and supportive team who continue to strive for excellence.

The Role

The school are seeking a Teaching Assistant who will:

  • Work closely with class teachers and support staff to provide excellent levels of support for SEN pupils
  • Develop strong working relationships with both pupils and colleagues
  • Liaise with parents/carers and a team of key staff including nurses, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Education Psychologists to deliver a holistic programme of intervention for pupils
  • Provide assistance with personal care, feeding and administering medication as needed
  • Offer meaningful learning opportunities which foster independence, resilience, social communication, emotional regulation and the development of life skills

How to apply

To apply for this role, you must possess the necessary skills as listed. You must send us an up to date CV and covering letter, detailing your career history and responsibilities. The school are keen to meet with shortlisted candidates ASAP – so you must have availability to attend interviews and trial/shadow sessions. The role will be offered subject to our vetting and reference checks.

Working through Teaching Personnel

This role will be contracted through Teaching Personnel, meaning that any queries relating to pay, HR, vetting etc. will be processed directly through the agency. You will have access to a personal consultant who will work closely with you to negotiate pay rates, working hours and who will support you in finding your ideal role.

Please contact Rebecca Barham for more information, or contact the Leeds & Bradford SEN Team.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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