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SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

Leeds- LS12

Salary: £65+ per day (dependant on experience)

Start date: november 31st 2020

We are looking for Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant to join an 11-16 secondary school in Leeds (LS12).

You will be required to work with students with ASD, MLD, SLD, and speech, language and communication difficulties. You will be supporting children every day by encouraging their learning and providing a high quality of learning support.

Main responsibilities:

  • To follow the guidelines for care needs and medical interventions, as well as undertaking any required training.
  • To prepare classrooms/corridors to the standard as directed by the class teacher.
  • To contribute to the wellbeing of the pupils
  • Develop positive activities for the pupils and establish positive relationships with them.
  • Assist students on a 1 to 1 basis as well as within mainstream classrooms
  • To inspire pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage in all activities.

Key skills required:

  • Previous experience working with/caring for children within an educational setting, preferably children with disabilities
  • Previous experience with personal care following school procedure
  • Having a childcare related qualification (NVQ or equivalent qualification)
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Basic IT skills

This is a very rewarding role, which would be perfect for anybody looking to expand their knowledge of SEN and wanting to inspire children every day.

You will be required to apply for a DBS on the update service as well as to provide references to cover the last 2 years.

To apply please email your CV to leanne.oddy@supplydesk.co.uk. 

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