SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Harrogate
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SEN TA HG SENPLSUM24
Salary: £85 - 99 per day + CPD & PAYE
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Teaching Assistant & One to One Support - Harrogate & Surrounding Areas (Competitive Pay Rates)

Potential for Permanent Placement and Family-Friendly Hours

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to support students with academic, personal, and social development in specialised settings located in and around Harrogate. This role is both challenging and rewarding, requiring a reflexive approach to learners and their needs, as well as a creative and proactive mindset. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar environment and possess emotional resilience and the ability to engage students who may have had negative experiences with education.

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting in small class groups or providing individual support to help students access the curriculum

• Adapting learning methods to increase engagement and interaction

• Providing emotional support when needed

• Encouraging appropriate social interactions and participating in enrichment activities, such as trips

• Maintaining professional standards at all times

The ideal candidate will:

• Have experience in a similar environment or working with young people who may present challenging behaviours

• Possess resilience, patience, compassion, and understanding

• Be proactive, creative, and empathetic

• Be able to follow detailed behaviour support plans (BSPs) and individual learning plans (ILPs)

• Adhere to the school's policies and practises

• Ideally, be Team Teach trained (training offered by our in-house trainers)

In return, we offer:

• Excellent pay rates, paid weekly through PAYE

• Ongoing support and training during placements

• Access to a dedicated SEND consultant who has experience as a teacher and supply staff

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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