Special Needs Teaching Assistant, Burton on Trent

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Bladon House SchoolBurton on Trent

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15.215.50 - £16,701.40
Contract term: Permanent


Special Needs Teaching Assistants

Bladon House School

Location: Bladon House School, Staffordshire

Salary: Starting salary from £15,215.50  - £16,701.40 per annum dependent on experience. 

The hourly rates being £8.62 to £9.47.

Benefits include: school holidays, Employee Assistance Programme, pension, and childcare vouchers.

Bladon House School is a residential special school for young people from 5-19 with complex needs including Autism and learning difficulties, who often have a previous history of very challenging behaviour. 

You will support the teacher with preparation, display and general classroom duties, including the organisation, development of class planning, and adding to education plans as required.

To assist with a full range of educational activities designed to meet the needs of the individual or small group of pupils to whom you are from time to time assigned. This will from time to time include direct teaching/instruction of small groups, the programme being overseen by a teacher

To assist, whenever necessary, with personal hygiene, advice and guidance to pupils. This will include acting in the role of carer at times

As part of the role you will deal with challenging behaviours but full training will be provided. Staff safety is something we take very seriously and the training package includes learning NAPPI (non-abusive physical & psychological intervention) techniques to de-escalate challenging behaviour and to designed to keep staff and students safe at all times.

We are seeking experienced SEN Teaching Assistants with Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma. You must be adaptable, resilient and have a desire to make a lasting difference to the lives of our very individual young people in our unique and constantly developing environment

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. We are also committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks.

For further information contact Rachel Oakley, Recruitment Officer on 01885 488 096 or Rachel.oakley@senadgroup.com

Close – 20th September 

Interview date – 4th October from 8.30am – 16.30pm

Bladon House School, Newton Solney, Burton on Trent, Staffs, DE15 0TA

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More about Bladon House School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Address: Newton Solney, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 0TA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 563787
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