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SEND Teaching Assistants

  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Start date: 02 Jul 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11039911
  • Branch: Watford
  • Consultant: Annie Wheeler
  • Call: 01923 257 410
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
SEND job opportunities for experienced SEND support specialists/ teaching assistants focussing on PMLD to work within SEND settings, either special need schools or SEND units which are attached to our partnership mainstream schools locally.

Your duties could include:
  • Assisting with pupils' physical needs, including hygiene and feeding, as well as assisting with therapy sessions
  • Helping with pupils' school work under the supervision of a SEN teacher
  • Helping pupils increase their confidence, self-esteem and independence
  • You will be responsible for promoting inclusion, working according to IEPs and advancing learning, allowing the children you will be working with to make positive progress by removing barriers to learning.

The successful candidates need to have previous experience of working with SEN students and have a strong desire of getting involved in every aspect of the school. Experience with children and young adults that have PMLD, SLD, ASD & MLD would be preferable.

Other experience & qualifications desirable:
  • Team Teach/MAPA qualified
  • Positive handling
  • Restorative justice
  • First Aid trained

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00

If this sounds like the role for you please apply below.
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