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SEND Teaching Assistant


  • £60 - £70 per day
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: SENDTAL

Job Details

The Education Network is recruiting for an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to work in a special school based in North Leeds supporting KS3 and KS4 students with Autism. 

This is a full time and long term role with an immediate start for the right candidate.

You will be working closely with the class teacher, providing additional support to learners who require help in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will have:


  • Experience working with students with Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, SPD, and Dyslexia

  • Excellent knowledge of English and Math’s (numeracy and literacy skills).
  • Successful history of supporting students who display challenging behaviour
  • A current Team Teach qualification.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills;

  • The ability to analyse problems and devise solutions
  • Assertiveness in dealing with pupils
  • Determination to see problems and solutions through to the end
  • A non-judgmental approach
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to relate to young people and adults
  • The capacity to motivate and act as a role model
  • Negotiation skills
  • Flexibility and can be adaptable and able to work well under pressure
  • Report writing skills and the ability to maintain accurate records
  • A commitment to equality and diversity
  • An understanding of confidentiality and the handling of sensitive information
  • A commitment to safeguarding

*If you don’t have a current Team Teach qualification please contact the office to enquire when our next Team Teach course will be held.

If you think that this is the right job for you please ‘apply now’ or contact the Leeds office and speak with Sarah Payne Bushnell.

Working with the Education Network:
  
You will be working with a fully trained team of education specialists whose sole focus is on the education sector. Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

You will also have access to ongoing, free, CPD via EduCare – A nationally recognised education training provider:
  
Example Courses:

  • Safeguarding Young People
  • The SEND Code of Practice
  • Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People
  • ADHD Awareness
  • Dyslexia Awareness
  • Autism Awareness
  • Child Protection in Education
  • First Aid Essentials

The Education Network is committed to safer recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. 
  
The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. 

The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

  

  



The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.