SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary Teachers | SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11348101
Salary: £375 - £425 per week
Job Published: 10 days ago
A SEND school based in Newcastle, specialising in SLD and PMLD that cater for students aged between 3 and are looking for a teaching assistant to join their support staff team.

They require a teaching assistant for a long term, full time role to work within their well resourced School. You will be required to provide 1:1 support for pupils with a specific physical disability who requires manual handling, Personal Care and hosting in and out of a wheelchair on a daily basis. You may also be required to provide general and in class support and to lead small group interventions to SEND students under the direction of the Learning Support Coordinator.

Previous experience of working with Physical Disabilities and Severe Learning Difficulties is a requirement, and all applicants must be willing to assist with personal care. Teaching assistants with, Manual Handling, Peg feeding and Medical Administration training are highly desirable.
Many of the children are non verbal and therefore the ability to use communication aids such as PECS and Makaton would be advantageous. If you are a caring, friendly and patient person or have a care/support worker background then this would be an ideal role for you.

This is a full time, long term role with an immediate start and will continue on until the end of the following academic year.

About the role:
SEND Teaching Assistant - working with PMLD and SLD.
Full time, (Mon-Fri)

Ideal Candidate:
" Previous SEND or Childcare experience
" Willing to provide personal care
" Manual Handling training

About the school:
" All through SEND school
" Warm friendly and supportive staff
" Ongoing training provided
" Well resourced school with state-of-the-art facilities

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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.

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