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Teaching Assistant SEND

  • Location: Derbyshire County Council
  • Start date: 12 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10798467
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
Job description
Moving and Handling Teaching Assistant

Protocol Education are excited to be working with an engaging and forward thinking Special School in Derbyshire. There are currently opportunities for Moving and Handling Trained Teaching Assistants to work on a temporary basis both short and long term.

The School, which has been rated ‘Outstanding’ needs enthusiastic, committed and dedicated Teaching Assistants to support some of their students who have complex needs. The individual will need to have experience managing complex behaviours and a wide range of Special Needs using their Moving and Handling skills where necessary whilst always promoting pupils self esteem.

Within this position you could be working in either primary, middle or upper classes so flexibility is vital, class sizes are between 6-12 and they have a positive play ethos. with an extensive curriculum you will need a creative and forward thinking personality and be prepared to have fun daily developing the lives of young people.

You will need to be available immediately and be able to work on a flexible basis as the role will be on a day to day or long term basis. This is an exciting opportunity to build your portfolio within different schools and build relationships for any potential roles in the future.

This role will demand a confident and enthusiastic individual who wants to engage and encourage young people to achieve their best. The candidate will be sensitive to individual needs, use their initiative and will have a Moving and Handling certificate.

For more information on this position and other SEN roles throughout South Yorkshire please contact Liz Furniss on 0114 2521975 or email efurniss@protocol-education.com

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.
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