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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Effingham Surrey - £24,652 - £26,904 + £2k BONUS

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

Location: Effingham, Surrey

Salary: £13.80 - £15.06 - £28,698 - £31,319

*PLUS £2000 Welcome Bonus for Qualified teacher with SEN Experience*

Hours: 40 hours per week, Term time only.

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  

  • The Higher Level Teaching Assistant Diploma or equivalent Level 4 qualification, or demonstrate equivalent skill level is desirable.

  • GCSE pass in Maths and English (C / 4 or Functional Skills Level 2)

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with SEN, SLD/PMLD, ADHD and ASD

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge.

  • Experience working within education is advantageous

What’s on offer?

  • Full training and continued support

  • Welcome bonus payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation, and 50% after one year service

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

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

The role / key duties

  • Monitor pupils conduct and behaviour throughout the learning process and intervene to resolve highly complex, difficult or very challenging issues and keep records of incidents, health and behaviour etc. as necessary.

  • Promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being through a whole Waking Day curriculum.

  • Work with pupils on therapy or care programmes, designed and supervised by a therapist/ care professional.

  • Assist the Class Teacher’s with carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as outline in the Professional Standards for Teachers.

  • Know and understand the Class Teacher’s curriculum planning and to plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities to individual, small groups and/or classes modifying and adapting activities as necessary within agreed systems of supervision.

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

  • Support the day to day running of classes across the school and take the lead in the absence of a Class teacher.

  • Select and adapt appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities

  • Reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

  • Take an active role in key areas of responsibility across the school including displays and organising resource.

  • Develop and implement individual plans for pupils (such as the educational elements in an EHCP), including attendance at, and contribution to, reviews if requested.

  • Contribute to the community life of the school by taking an active part in the preparation and celebration of both community and multi-cultural events.

This school is part of a UK wide group of SEN schools.

Be a part of something new! Opening in early 2022, This School is an innovative new provider for 11-16 year old pupils with Special Educational Needs. They have taken a mixed academic approach to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive - be that with GSCEs or a vocational route.

They are currently seeking to recruit a Higher Lebel SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team of professionals in the rewarding task of shaping this exciting new provision, right from the very start.

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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