ABC Teachers are seeking a Qualified SEN Teaching Assistant for an SEN setting in Derby. This is a long term; full time cover position starting as soon as possible and initially lasting until the end of the academic year although does have the possibility of being advertised as a permanent role later on in the year. The school has specifically asked for teaching assistants who have a keen interest in Horticulture (Growing your own fruits, vegtables and plants) as the school wants to start a new project with their students to grow their own food and then use them within the kitchen.
This position is for an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8 to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many students also have mental health needs associated with challenging behaviour.
Students have personalised and individualized programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young person to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others. These students may have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools and will need extra support to focus within a classroom.
ABC Teachers are looking someone who is able to multitask, has a keen interest with SEN pupils and also has had previous experience with challenging behaviour.
In order to be considered for this role, you will need to meet the following criteria:
· Be eligible to work in the UK (must have a valid visa if applicable)
· Have previous experience teaching within an SEN setting
· Have excellent communication skills
· Have a creative approach to learning
· Possess valid references, DBS/police checks or be willing to undertake them
· A valid Team Teach certificate is desirable although not essential as training will be given
· Excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills
· Ability to use own initiative and to work successfully as part of a team
As well as being part of this school's community, working with ABC Teachers also gives you access to:
· Competitive pay rates that are negotiable based on experience
· Consultant exclusivity
· Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to terms and conditions)
· Reward scheme for staff referrals
We pride ourselves on offering fantastic rates of pay of up to £75 per day (after qualifying period) and putting forward candidates that meet our secure safeguarding criteria. We have a close relationship with our candidates and schools and work exclusively with our client base.
Candidates will be required to attend a face to face interview to register; we will need to gain two references (academic/professional) and hold an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate (or be prepared to allow us to process one for you). We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.
For more information regarding this position or to register with us for opportunities like these please contact Anna Armstrong today on 01332 219051 or email your CV to email@example.com
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ABC Teachers are an REC Gold Standard Awarded Education Agency, part of TES. Candidates pay rates are competitive and in line with the AWR policy which means that after a qualifying period supply staff can be paid to the comparable scale offered by the school.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All staff will hold an enhanced DBS disclosure (or be prepared to allow us to process one for you), need to provide professional or academic references and attend a face to face interview. A prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Telephone calls to and/or from ABC Teachers may be recorded for training, safeguarding and compliance purposes.
For more information please call Anna on 01332 219051