SEN Teaching Assistant

Burton on Trent
Salary / Benefits
£20,624.76 – £21,506.16 plus lots of additional benefits
Contract Type
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We are looking for Teaching Assistants (term time only) for a residential special school for young people aged from 5-19 with Special Educational Needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Speech & Language Disorders, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), communication needs, therapeutic needs (including speech and language and sensory processing needs), and associated challenging behaviour.

The school benefits from a creative and bespoke curriculum, a working onsite farm, small class sizes, and a multi-disciplinary approach (including a therapy team). It also relies upon a group of highly skilled teaching assistants that bring ideas, new activities and enthusiasm into the classroom, whilst working alongside a range of other professionals, making it a fantastic place to work, thrive and learn.

Experience of working as a TA within a school setting is essential for candidates and it is preferable if you have some SEN experience. It is desirable that you have knowledge and understanding of SEN, however a passion for learning, an engaging personality and resilience can be a good alternative.

You must be able to communicate effectively across teams, completing detailed handovers, as well as with the young people themselves, adopting their preferred communication styles.

In return you will be offered: -

Wellness programme
Staff discount scheme
Paid training and continual personal development
Progression opportunities
Generous salary
Free onsite parking
You must also be resilient, caring and able to put the safety and needs of the young people at the centre of everything you do.

*This is a temp to perm role, working for 12 weeks through agency before going onto a permanent contract.

For more information on these or any other roles available through RB Social Care, give us a call.

RB Social Care is a certified Disability Confident Committed Employer.

** As part of our ongoing pursuit for the best available candidates, we operate a referral bonus scheme; we will give you £150 for anyone recommended to us (not already registered) that leads to us securing a role for (for a minimum of 1 month) **

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