SEN Teaching Assistant (Secondary)


  • £60 - £90 per day
  • Scunthorpe
  • Posted: 10/04/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: db500

Job Details

Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant – To Start May 2019

The Education Network are working with a Specialist Education Provision School, based near Scunthorpe who requires a Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant to join their established education team.

As the Teaching Assistant, you will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey. The successful candidate will have a varied role, which involves supporting the teacher in all aspects to ensure that pupils receive the most effective support. You will be able to demonstrate a practical, hands on approach to supporting teaching and be prepared to go above and beyond.

The school offer a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum to boy and girls aged 10-19 years who have who have a range of learning difficulties, including moderate and severe learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, profound and complex needs. The School strives to provide learning experiences and opportunities that will enhance the lives of all the students they educate; with the bespoke and balanced teaching allowing our students the ability to grow into confident and creative individuals.

The school is commutable distance from Hull, Doncaster, Barton, Gainsborough and other surrounding towns and villages.

The role of (Secondary) Teaching Assistant is offered on a full time basis, to start May 2019 for the right candidate (during term time only). We are looking to appoint an individual with experience, or an interest, in working with pupils with Special Educational Needs.

If you are a flexible, dynamic and dedicated individual looking for a career as a (Secondary) Teaching Assistant, please apply immediately. In return we offer above industry salary, plus excellent company benefits and access to 26+ FREE Accredited CPD courses

Following a through induction and training programme, your duties will include:

  • Providing day to day classroom support to the children, and assisting with pupil behaviour.
  • Committing to raising the aspirations and achievement of all our pupils.
  • Establishing good relationships and acting as a role model.
  • Encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher in order to improve professional development.
  • Helping to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources.

Key Skills Required:

  • Qualified to NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistant (or have an equivalent qualification)
  • Maths and English GCSE C/4 or above, or equivalent qualification.
  • Understanding of the current national curriculum at KS3/KS4.
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Ability to recognise and manage challenging behaviour.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.

To discuss this role further, please contact Dave Blount at the Education Network office based in Hull on 01482 342900

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.


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