• Alisdair Low

Teaching Assistant - Redhill/Crawley £9.40 -£10.70 per hour

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant - FTC until December 2021

Location: Smallfield, Surrey

Salary: £9.40-£10.71 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time only, 8.30am-4.30pm, flexibility within these hours is essential and you are required to work till 5pm one day a week for staff training and meetings.


This school supports children aged 6-11 years with communication difficulties typically associated with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism.

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:

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.

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

•To 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

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

•To 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

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.


The successful



candidate will have:

  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (desirable but not essential)

  • Experience of working in a special school environment is desirable.

  • Level 2 (GCSE) in Maths and English

  • Team TEACH Training- desirable

Benefits:

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • Perk Box- offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Health cash back plan

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. 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