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Teaching Assistant (Special Needs)

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  • Start date: 19 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10802147
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Can you provide pupils in an SEN school with dedicated one on one support?

Are you able to develop a young person to reach their potential and engage them in learning?

Are you an enthusiastic, dedicated and forward thinking Learning Support Assistant who is passionate about Special Education Needs.

Protocol is excited to be working in partnership with a high performing Special Needs school in the heart of Sheffield where their focus is on developing individual talent and challenging students to achieve their potential. Rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted the pupils have outstanding behaviour and are eager to learn.

As a flexible Teaching Assistant for this school you will have the opportunity to work with students across KS3 and KS4 and take part in all the activities the school has to offer. Working along side the teacher and other Teaching Assistants you will be supported and gain vital understanding on how the outstanding school operates. There is also future potential for the right candidate to become a more permanent fixture in the school when the opportunities arise.

The school require a candidate who has a Teaching Assistant qualification or similar, has experience in a special needs school and will commit to assignments both on a short and long term basis. Team Teach and Moving and Handling would be beneficial but is not always essential.

In addition to the above the candidate will have;

Knowledge of the curriculum and additional resources used within a SEN setting.

Experience in an SEN environment or similar

References to cover 2 years of previous employment

An enhanced DBS check (or be willing to have a new one processed through Protocol

Legal right to work in the UK

For further information on this position and other Teaching and Teaching Assistant positions within SEN schools 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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