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SEN TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1
location
Burnley
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
salary
£65 to £75 per day
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dtentryTAburnley
Apply by
01 April 2022
Job start
ASAP
Job end
Ongoing

We are looking for entry level SEN Teaching Assistant candidates (Level 1) working with schools across the Burnley area in ad-hoc and longer term roles.

About the role

The successful Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant will be tasked with working with classes made up of students aged between 5 and 16 across a variety of educational settings, working closely with students that have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

The role is well suited for applicants who have experience working with children with SEN outside of education in roles such as youth work, support work, nurseries, relevant volunteering and before- and after-school clubs.

Any candidate for the SEN Teaching Assistant role must have completed a minimum of 5 days of experience working with children within the last 2 years to be considered for working in schools and other educational settings.

Working under the direction of the class teacher, the ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be energetic, flexible, positive and patient, with an ability to build strong working relationships with young people.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher to deliver work in accordance with the National Curriculum and specialised individual curriculum plans.
  • Assisting the class teacher with behaviour management.
  • Supporting pupils on a one-to-one and small group basis.
  • Working well as part of a team of Teaching Assistants within the classroom.
  • Contributing to record keeping and working with Educational Healthcare Plans (EHCPs) to ensure the best progress for students with SEND.

About the school

The schools we work with pride themselves on creating a secure and inclusive environment for the children they support, putting their needs at the centre of everything they do. The settings benefit from supportive senior leadership teams and wider school communities with a nurturing and inclusive environment where strong relationships between children and staff form all the basic aspects of school life.

Requirements

To be considered for the role of SEN TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1 you will:
  • Have experience working with young people with barriers to learning.
  • Be proactive and empathetic in your approach, always aiming to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students you work with.
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to work well as part of a wider team.
  • Be adaptable and have experience working in changing situations.
  • Have confidence in dealing with challenging behaviours.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

Salary

£65 to £75 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • relevant experience and qualifications associated with working with children with Special Educational Needs.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email dave.travis@visionforeducation.co.uk.
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