Alternative Education SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 7 February by Principal Teachers

Principal Teachers are seeking to recruit a team of Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants to provide support to students within our alternative provision hub. The successful applicants will be working on a 1 to 1 basis or with small groups of primary or secondary age students. Experience of working with chianldren SEN and SEMH is essential.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Be experienced in supporting students in a primary or secondary school setting
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Enthusiastic about working with children
  • Able to manage behaviour effectively
  • An excellent team player
  • Knowledgeable of the primary and/or secondary national curriculum requirements
  • Experienced in planning and assessing to a high standard
  • Committed to raising attainment
  • Able to form excellent working relationships with staff and pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds

To be eligible to apply for this post, you must:

  • Possess the CACHE/NCFE Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification or equivalent
  • Be eligibile to work in the UK
  • Be able to provide 2 references covering your work with children within the last 2 years
  • Hold a UK Driving License (desirable)

The benefits of working with Principal Teachers:

  • No umbrella companies, you can be paid PAYE as standard
  • Investment in CPD opportunities
  • Generous Recommend a Friend Bonus Scheme where you can earn £100 per recommendation (T&C's apply)
  • Over 17 years’ experience providing premium standard staff to schools across Yorkshire and North East regions
  • We are advocates of fair pay and conditions and diligently follow Agency Worker Regulations
  • We are proud to be reputable for our ethical and friendly service
  • Supportive local Recruiters who will regularly check how you are getting on and listen to your feedback
  • We aim to clear your file within 24 hours of registration

Our experienced Compliance Team are dedicated to clearing all candidate files and work hard to do this as quickly as possible. Candidates who provide all relevant documentation and referees at registration can be cleared within 24 hours.

Principal Teachers are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment vetting checks. Principal Teachers are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the high-volume of applications we expect to receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Required skills

  • Assistants
  • Teaching
  • Alternative Education
  • Special Needs

Reference: 34415880

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