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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

SEN Teaching Assistant - Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent - £11.72 - £12.78 p/h

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


Location: Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £11.72 - £12.78 per hour

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  

  • 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:

  • Training and Development

It is a strong belief that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people we support. A wide range of programmes and opportunities is offered to all employees to improve your skills and further your career.


  • Save money on your bills!!

With the cost of living rising there is 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 cycle to work scheme and car scheme.


  • Competitive Pay and Reward

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


  • 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, and there is 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

Recommend friends and family and earn rewards (*terms apply)




This School is an 'Outstanding' rated innovative provider of education and care, supporting young people aged 6 - 19 with complex needs typically related to Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and other conditions.


The Role / Key duties:

As the Teaching Assistant, your role is to support this schools 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.


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.


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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