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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

L1-2 SEN Teaching Assistant - Quidenham, Norwich - £21,709- £22,388

Call/email Ellie or Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.


Location: Quidenham, Norwich

Salary: Actual salary  £21,709.61 - £22,388.59 dependent on experience

Hourly rate:  £12.15 - £12.53 per hour 

Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time only - Monday - Friday - 8.30am - 4.30pm (5pm on Thursday, extra half hour taken off on another day)

Due to the location of the school, candidates must hold a full UK driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.


These schools are part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


Your Skills/Qualifications:

  • GCSE Maths and English qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent is essential.

  • Level 2 - 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (or working towards).

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.

  • Knowledge and experience of pupils with SEMH, ASD.

  • Your own car


Benefits:

  • Life assurance and Pension

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to the Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.


The role:

The schools are currently looking for a Level 1 - 2 Teaching Assistant to join their teams. You will be working along side the teacher and therapy teams to  create an enabling environment and supporting students to actively engage with their social and academic environment.  


The two school sites provide day placements for students aged 6 to 16 years primarily with communication and interaction difficulties or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. Some may be on the autistic spectrum or have anxieties and difficulties that create barriers to learning.


The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and care whilst in school and other settings. As well as developing and delivering personalised learning, you will work with colleagues to support pupils with their daily routines, transitions and positive behaviour management. A tailored approach to the individual child ensures that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment.  The Teaching Assistant will need to support the Class Teacher with the day to day running of the class.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career whilst you help shape and develop our provision to achieve this. 


Key Duties:

  • 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.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

  • To contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.

  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class

  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.

  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.


As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.




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