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SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Start date: 04 Sep 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10922668
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Hannah Warren
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
Job description
We are currently recruiting for a special needs Teaching Assistant based in the Sheffield area.

The successful candidate must be passionate about supporting pupils with additional needs, have experience in a care, education or health setting as well as being able to work at least three days a week on a consistent basis.

The successful candidate:
• Will be able to work with pupils between the ages of 3 - 19 with special support needs.
• Will have experience working within an Learning development environment, with experience preferred in working with moderate learning difficulties, speech, language and communication needs.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Literacy and numeracy skills.
• The ability to deal with challenging behaviour.
• Creative and practical skills for activities and displays.
• Additional skills or training in Team Teach, Intensive Interaction, PECs, Makaton and/or Autism Awareness is also preferred but not essential.

Role responsibilities:
• Preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher.
• Working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups.
• Adapting support according to needs.
• Looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare (including Personal Care and feeding).
• Creating an engaging and stimulating learning environment.
• Feeding back to teachers.
• Keeping and maintaining records and attending review meetings.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Protocol Education must had a valid Enhanced Disclosure on the online update service, or be willing to apply for a new DBS.
You will be required to provide two valid references within the last three years prior to working, one of which must be related to education and/or care work. One of your references has to be provided by your most recent employer.

If you feel that you would be a suitable candidate for this role and would like to be considered, then please apply below. If you would like further information regarding the role, then please contact Hannah at Protocol Education on 0114 252 1975.

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