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Date Added: Wed 12/01/2022

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Pontypool, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £61.00 - £90.00

Are you passionate about supporting students with additional learning needs?

Do you have experience working/volunteering with children or vulnerable adults?

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to supporting students with Special Educational Needs at a Secondary school in Pontypool.

Job Details:

  • Full time
  • 8.30am - 3pm
  • £305 - £400 weekly pay
  • Immediate start date

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very supportive school with great opportunity for progression!  The school offers brilliant training opportunities and CPD courses.

This post is to cover a resignation so there will be an opportunity for you to join the school on a permanent contract pending a successful review in July 2022.

As a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant, you will be required to support pupils on a 1:1 basis within lessons.  The pupils you will be supporting will have varying additional learning needs and so require extra support to engage in learning activities within the mainstream lessons.  For certain pupils, you will also be required to provide interventions outside of the classroom where needed.

The pupils will need support in developing their self-confidence, and social interaction skills. You will encourage them to take pride in their achievements, be confident in group participation, and in sharing ideas, as well as respecting those of others.

You will be required to provide feedback to the class teacher in relation to the pupil’s progress.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Have a passion for supporting students from an academic, social and emotional perspective
  • Have experience working with children with special educational needs
  • Have an excellent understanding of varying special educational needs and the associated challenges
  • Have a nurturing, caring, empathetic and composed personality

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Support and guidance.
  • Help with DBS and EWC application
  • Free Safeguarding courses and CPD training
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (£50 bonus for every friend you recommend)
  • Excellent Rates of pay
  • Internal PAYE (which means your take home pay is maximised as there are no umbrella or admin fees to pay)

If you are interested in this role and would like to find out more please apply with your CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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