SEN Teaching Assistant Royston, Hertfordshire - up to £19,511
Location: Meldreth, Near Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border
Salary: £9.65-£10.92ph per hour depending on experience and qualifications - £17,500 to £19,511 (possibly more for experienced candidates with SEN qualifications)
Hours: Full time - 40 hrs per week, Mon - Fri. Term time only
Email Alisdair at Integritas if you are interested in this job - firstname.lastname@example.org
This school is part of a Group of 20 SEN/SEMH schools across the UK.
They will invest in you and pay for you to qualify as a teacher - if that is a carer path you want.
The School is an independent Special day school which provides a highly specialist learning environment for students aged 6 to 19 who have a range of MLD and SLD needs including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and associated difficulties, who require an individualised, specialist approach.
Many students have complex medical needs and sensory/ physical impairments.
Students are supported to manage sensory overload, anxiety, low self-esteem, low confidence, and difficulty with transitions which is often demonstrative through their behaviours.
This is a well resourced school with exceptional facilities and therapeutic team.
Due to the continued increase in student role and expansion of the school provision they are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our NAS (National Autistic Society) accredited specialist team to create better outcomes and life chances for students in their preparation for adult life.
Be crucial in supporting students with their learning, development and progress in all areas of the curriculum within a range of learning contexts including the classroom, the local environment and within the community
Help young people with a range of needs, including PMLD, complex medical conditions and autism to achieve their educational and personal goals
Support an environment that fosters equality, diversity and the rights of all young people to be seen as learners and be treated with respect
Place an emphasis on support and empowerment of young people
Develop a greater understanding of Special Education issues; the values of the Group and demonstrate these in all aspects of the role
Provide high quality support in all aspects of the role
The role may require participation in physical intervention and personal care routines
Skills and Qualifications:
They are looking for candidates who are:
Willing and able to work towards getting formal qualifications, attend training and to take responsibility for your own development - All fully funded by the School
Passionate and show compassion for children and young people with additional needs
Ambitious and determined to overcome barriers to learning
A lover of the outdoor and community learning
Capable of having a vision to see potential rather than disability
Committed fully to our safeguarding values and procedures
Proactive, rather than reactive
Creative thinkers with solution focus
Able to work supportively as a team member and confidentially when working independently, within a range of settings
Excellent communication skills, particularly in relation to our students communication needs
Able to understand and deliver effective education and support in line with identified needs
Educated to at least level 2 (or equivalent) Maths and English
Being part of an accredited highly skilled specialist team
Being part of a growing team with shared values and vision
Opportunities for meaningful career development
Fully funded training and qualifications
Perk Box- offering high street discounts
Employee assistance programme
Bike to work scheme
Car lease scheme
Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.