SEN Teaching Assistant, Huddersfield

Vision for Education LtdHuddersfield
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65 - £77 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary

SEN Teaching Assistant

£ 65 - £77 (per day)

Huddersfield SEND School

Immediate start after October half term 2018 start (although the school are flexible on start date)

Through Vision for Education Supply agency Vision for Education is seeking an SEN Teaching Assistant with experience of Autism. 

This SEN Teaching Assistant role is to commence on a temporary basis for 4 - 6 weeks but has possibility to become an ongoing or contracted commitment, (subject to suitability, internal staffing and success of relationships with staff and students). Knowledge and experience of Autism is essential for this SEN Teaching Assistant role. We handle many other posts covering other aspects of SEND, however this post will be working with a group of children on the autistic spectrum to assist them to manage their daily routines, access their education, facilitate and support their learning and progression, develop relationships with peers, as well as providing a skilled and excellent level of pastoral & emotional support.

It is vital that you have an excellent understanding, experience of, or prior training working with children, adults or young people with autism for this SEN Teaching Assistant role. Knowledge and experience of the application of appropriate AAC and tools for learning such as PECS, Makaton, Visual timetables, ‘Now and Next’, objects of reference (or similar) will be required. Whilst we provide training courses free of charge to all candidates, we do require pre existing knowledge in this instance, due to timescales involved and demands of the SEN Teaching Assistant role. 

Working on an initial temporary supply basis has excellent benefits for those looking for a change of environment or role. You will be properly supported by experienced SEND consultants and will be joining a ‘Good’ school. You will have the opportunity to experience the school first hand and decide whether it may be the place for you on a long term basis.

This SEN Teaching Assistant role is to work with students between 8 and 12 years’ old. Qualifications or training in early childhood education, Education, Childhood studies or SEN are highly desirable.We would also like you to hold a Team Teach qualification or be prepared to complete this with us free of charge. 

To apply please send your CV via the link below or call us on 01484 642928. All successful applicants will be subject to stringent safeguarding checks, full referencing, face to face interview, telephone interview, and hold abc Enhanced DBS Check (certificate must be registered on the Update Service), or be happy for us to undertake this.

 We look forward to hearing from you today - please call us for any information about this role or any others advertised.  

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