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Personal Care – SEN Support

SEN Teaching Assistants – Southampton 

Start date: September 2020

Pay scale: £55- £70 per day

Hours: 8.15 am to 4pm

Supply Desk are proud to be in partnership with a lovely Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ SEN school in Southampton and are seeking additional Teaching Assistants to support on a short term basis for sickness and course cover as well as long term posts.

We are seeking Teaching Assistants who are happy to work across Key Stage 1 and 2 for children with complex learning difficulties who will also have other associated needs including autism, speech and language difficulties and challenging behaviour. All pupils have an EHCP or a statement of special educational needs.

There will be some children who require assistance with personal care and medical assistance so to apply for this role you MUST be happy to participate with this if needed.

The school is a purpose built school that has outstanding facilities including food technology rooms, ICT suites, soft play, multi-sensory and interactive rooms and a hydrotherapy pool!

To apply for this role you must;

·       You must be prepared to work with the full age range across the school (ages 4-11)

–      There is a level of personal care expected as lots of the children wear pads and some require aid feeding at lunch time

–      The school use Makaton and PECS so a knowledge of these is good but not essential- the school advise you tend to pick up the basics as you              go along·

–       You will support children within the classroom and this could be small groups or 1:1 – the school like to employ staff that can be flexible and                   adapt to the task at hand

Must hold Grade C or similar in Maths and English GCSE or similar!

Any relevant qualifications/ training within Education and SEN would be beneficial!

Please send your CV to rebecca.dorey@supplydesk.co.uk / call Becky on 07920 088445.  

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