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Date Added: Sat 21/01/2023

Teaching Assistant

Salwick, PR4, UK
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Company: POSITIVE FUTURES RECRUITMENT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £17939 - £20727/annum

Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Location: Salwick, Nr Preston (Lancashire)
Salary: £10.04 - £11.60 per hour (£17,939.47 - £20,726.88 actual salary)
Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time Only

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join an outstanding SEN school supporting boys aged between 5-12 who face challenges associated with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH).

Key Duties:

As a Teaching Assistant Teaching Assistant, your role is to support our children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child. You will be expected to establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School, and to promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

Skills and Qualifications:

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

* Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting

* Full UK driving licence and access to your own car desirable

* A recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in Support work for Teaching and Learning in Schools or an equivalent is desirable

* GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.

* Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.

* Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD

* Ability to adapt

* The desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual

* Be positive and creative in assisting to meet pupils' individual needs

Benefits:

What's on offer:

* Full training and continued support

* Life assurance and pension

* Health cash back plan

* Car lease scheme

* Bike to work scheme

* Perk box

* Free parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £17,939.47-£20,726.88 per year

Schedule:

* Monday to Friday

Experience:

* Teaching Assistant / Support: 1 year (preferred)

* Supporting individuals with learning disabilities: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

* Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: One location
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