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Date Added: Sat 01/07/2023

SEN Teaching Assistant

Southam, CV47, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £75 - £85/day

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children with educational needs?

Are you keen to work in a small, supportive team with a family feel?

Do you care about making a difference in the lives of children and making sure that every child, despite their challenges, has the chance to succeed in school?

We are currently recruiting for a support staff member to work on a 1:1 basis with Autism and speech and language needs. The opportunity is within a small, friendly and well-respected Warwickshire Primary School who provide consistently good results for all children.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with SEND students or a level 2 teaching assistant qualification. Since our school is eager to work with outstanding people, your application will also be taken into consideration if you have a degree and other opportunities may be considered. The school is searching for an individual that bases all of their care on inclusivity.

TA with 1:1 SEND experience - The role:

* Full time TA working 1:1 with different children with varying needs

* You will predominately support a child with ASD but will be required to support children with other needs

* The role will allow for an abundance of job satisfaction

* The job would be a totally immersive nurturing position that enables every child to succeed academically and feel supported despite their differences.

* Position is to start in January but a February start date will be considered for the right candidate

* Regular CPD opportunities provided alongside access to 700 training courses that are both education specific and non-education specific

* The potential to work with the child on a variety of key learning steps

* Opportunity to be taken on permanently after completion of a successful probation period

* Competitive salary which is paid to scale dependant on experience

The School In a little more detail:

* 1 form entry 'good' rated primary school.

* OFSTED recognise the head teacher's leadership and ability to continue to raise standards and increase pupils attainment

* It is regularly commented that pupils enjoy coming to school and the environment they learn in allows them to execute good behaviour as well as being provided with a broad range of extra-curricular activities that engage and promote an enjoyment of learning.

* Staff and parents are overwhelmingly positive about the culture of the school and are protective in keeping high morale and positivity breathing throughout the whole school community providing comments such as "We couldn't wish for more from a school! We have seen our child flourish here into a happy and confident boy We are so very grateful to everything the staff do to create such a special environment for our children."


Teacher - Person Specification:

* Level 2 teaching assistant qualification or above

* Strong academic background e.g., GCSE/ A Levels

* Strong communication

* Ability to work outside of the box and find new and exciting ways to keep the children engaged and settled

* Possess excellent behavioural management

* Able to work as a team with other professionals

* Passionate about education and making a difference to children's lives

What to do if you want to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV to the below email address. If you feel you would like to discuss the opportunity further or arrange a walk around with the school before any further steps, please feel free to contact me on the below number.

We don't ask for application forms or covering letters to support the shortlisting process as we believe that a proper 'match' can't be found from written communication. Therefore, after your CV has been submitted, we will call you to discuss the opportunity further, give you further insight into the school, background and the potential ahead. If this telephone conversation is successful, you will be invited to a teams or face to face interview as the final stage in the process.

Our ability to communicate and follow the above process effectively has allowed us to boast 98% of our successfully interviewed candidates go on to secure a permanent position.

Please note, Milestone Education is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service
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