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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

SEN Teaching Assistant no experience necessary - Berkeley, Gloucestershire - £20,941 - £22,835

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


Position: SEN Teaching Assistant no experience necessary

Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire

Salary: £20,941.30 - £22,835.30 actual salary - dependant on experience and qualifications Plus £1000 Welcome bonus*

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.


Successful candidate qualities: 

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

  • A GCSE (or equivalent qualification) pass in Maths and English (Essential)

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures. 

  • Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual 

  • Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs 


Benefits:

  • Full training and continued support 

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by the school!

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme 

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

  • Employee Assistance Program

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


The main purpose of the role: 

 The purpose of the Teaching Assistant 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. 

 

Key duties:

  • 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. 

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Under the guidance of a more senior TA or a teacher, ensure all documentation is completed correctly for records of incidents, health, behaviour etc. as necessary


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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