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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

SEN Teaching Assistant - Cranborne, Dorset - £20,941 - £22,835 (no experience necessary)

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

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant (no experience necessary)

Location: Cranborne, Dorset

Annual Salary: £20,941 - £22,835

Hourly Rate: £11.72 - £12.78 per hour

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.

Successful candidates must have:

•Full UK driving licence and access to your own car

•Level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English

•Please note that the minimum age to work on site is 21

•Be positive and creative in meeting young person’s needs

•Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team

•Good numeracy and literacy skills

•Competent ICT skills

Whilst previous experience isn’t essential; the ability and desire to build a professional & trusted relationship with young people is.


•Full training with the opportunity to gain qualifications (funded by the college!) and CPD pathway for progressing

•The little perks of appreciation, chocolates, food, tea & coffee pods, Christmas hampers etc

•Free homemade lunches with a range of options

•Well-being checks with Mental first aiders & Well being Champions

•Full management support

•Life assurance


•Perkbox - offering high street discounts

•Employee assistance programme

•Car lease scheme

•Fully funded training and qualifications

•Bike to work scheme

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

Key Duties:

•Support and facilitate the learning and independence of the students.

•Contribute to planning, preparation, implementation and evaluation of education programmes, plans and reports as required.

•Contribute to assessing, recording, and reporting on young peoples’ progress

•Promote and encourage independence at all times.

•Keep records accurately and up-to-date

•Ensure safeguarding and health and safety procedures are followed at all times

•Promote the development of positive social behaviours and self-regulation skills

As a Teaching Assistant, your role is essential to the support and development of the students being successful, independent, and achieving in a safe and caring learning environment. You will build a professional & trusted relationship with the students which put their health, safety and overall development first.

This role will include supporting the teaching staff to deliver on a daily basis a broad and balanced curriculum for our students both on and off site.

Flexibility is key in this role and may include working 1:1 with a student when required, or supporting in class working with a small group.

Positive behaviour management is an important part of the role.

At this college, they prepare their students for adult life, through person-centred academic and vocational study programmes leading to independent living with employment or further study.

By working together, they increase resilience, confidence, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and well-being: the cornerstones on which strong and successful long-term futures are built.

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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