TeacherActive are currently recruiting for a passionate and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant for an independent residential school based in Newark which specialises in providing care and education with EBD and SEMH. The school caters for children and young people who have struggled in mainstream education environments and whose needs have subsequently been unmet. The Learning Support Assistant will become part of a team that specialises in delivering curriculum designed to meet individual needs and give our students the best possible educational outcomes. At the school, all students benefit from our unique, bespoke creative curriculum with strategic support from multidisciplinary teams of therapists, and they are looking for the next member of our teaching team to enhance their learning experience.
Due to the needs of our Young People experience of working with autistic / SEN students is essential.
Main Roles and Responsibilities:
•To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom
•To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom
•To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
•To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
•To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
•To work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas
The main responsibility of this post is to provide high quality teaching assistance for an allocated class or pupil within the school.
To be considered for this post you will ideally have/be:
•Evidence of successfully working with young people
•Awareness of safeguarding young people
•Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
•GCSE C grade or above in English and Maths or equivalent
•High degree of resilience
•Good communication skills
If you have experience supporting children with EBD either in a residential or classroom setting then apply now to be considered for interview. To apply please contact Katie on or email
All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.
Registration involves an enhanced DBS/ CRB check, identity checks and requires all applicants to supply good professional references. Please only apply if you are confident that you will pass this procedure. In return, we will offer leading industry rates, a no hassle payment scheme, a personal consultant for a one to one service - and a unique referral system.
TeacherActive has been awarded the Quality Mark to denote excellence in providing supply staff to schools. TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
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