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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Level 3 Qualified SEN Teaching Assistant - Wilmslow, Cheshire East - £13.00 - £13.72 p/h

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


Position: Level 3 Qualified SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire East

Annual Salary: £13.00 - £13.72 p/h

Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time only

Contract: Permanent and 12 months fixed term contract available 


This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


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 

  • GCSE Maths and English Level 3 or above qualification is essential. 

  • A recognised qualification at Level 3 or above in Support work for Teaching and Learning in Schools or an equivalent is required     

  • 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? 

  • Training and Development

The school strongly believe that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people they support. They offer a wide range of programmes and opportunities to all employees to improve your skills and further your career. 

 

  • Save money on your bills!!

With the cost of living rising, the school have a fantastic benefit through Perkbox to help with cutting costs and help make your money go further.  Perkbox is a free app for you to use on the go wherever you are.  You can get deals and discounts to save money on things like your weekly food bill, phone plans, internet, eating out, gym memberships, insurance and more.  You can also use Perkbox for the school's cycle to work scheme and car scheme. 

 

  • Competitive Pay and Reward

Every year, the school compare the market rates of pay and rewards to insure they are comparable or better to other similar organisations. They also offer Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Pension and Life Assurance.

 

  • UK Health Cash Plan

This plan can help cover your day to day healthcare expenditure such as optician and dental bills.  You and your children are covered on this plan and you can also choose to upgrade and add a partner to enjoy the benefits with you.

 

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Your health and wellbeing is very important to us and the school have support available on a wide variety of issues, helping you with online tools, information and via a freephone counselling service available 24/7. 

 

  • Refer a friend for £1,000

The school will reward you for recommending friends and family to come and join the company (*terms apply)


The Role / Key duties:

As the new Teaching Assistant, your role is to support the 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 while maintaining high expectations of behaviour at all times.

 

You will support the class teacher and 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.

 

Like many SEN environments; your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.


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


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.


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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