HLTA PRU Teaching Assistant, Derby

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ABC TeachersDerby

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Start date: 08/01/2017
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


ABC Teachers are seeking a qualified 1:1 higher level teaching assistant to work in a SEN/PRU setting in Derby. This is a full time contracted role starting in January and initially lasting until the summer break although may be extended and taken onto a permanent contract in the new academic year.

This is a 1:1 teaching assistant role which would take place within a vibrant PRU school that specialises in EBD and SEMH. (Emotional behavioural, social and mental health difficulties) Working at this school would be the start of a great carer within SEN with a fantastic energetic team and small classes of 5 students. The school are specifically looking for a HLTA who will be able to step up and take control of the class if the teacher needs to work 1:1 with a student or if they need to step out of the class for any reason.

You must have experience working with special needs and be able to deliver 1:1 personalised support for the child and whole groups when needed. The school has 2 sites within a 5 minute drive therefore they are looking for a applicant that would be able to commute between the sites to utilise the facilities available, this could either be a 10 minute walk or a short drive. This role is a fantastic opportunity to gain some 1:1 SEN experience on a long term basis at a Ofsted rated ‘outstanding’ school with a good support group of permanent staff. 

The successful applicant must be serious about making tangible difference to the most vulnerable lives. The school is willing to offer expert training in a fun and flexible working environment. 

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)

· Must hold relevant teaching assistant qualifications (NVQ HLTA)

· Have previous experience within an SEN setting

· Have excellent communication skills

· Have a creative approach to learning

· Possess valid references, DBS/police checks

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 £100 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 aarmstrong@abc-teachers.co.uk 

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ABC Teachers are an REC Gold Standard Awarded Education Agency, who were also a finalist in the APSCo Recruitment Company of the year award 2013.

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. All telephone calls to and/or from ABC Teachers may be recorded for training, safeguarding and compliance purposes.

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