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SEN Teaching Assistant/ Learning Support Assistant

Posted 16 February by Engage Partners Limited Easy Apply Featured Ended

Engage Education are currently working with a number of SEN and mainstream schools in the areas of Basildon, Brentwood, Thurrock, Castle Point, Rochford, Southend and require support staff for day-to-day and long term positions.

About the role

This role will enable you to work in a variety of your local SEN and mainstream schools so you can expect short journey times and the opportunity to build rapport and strong working relationships.

The role of Teaching Assistant requires candidates to be flexible, patient and confident, you will be the lead adult in the room and responsible for ensuring pupils are following the lead of the class teacher, whilst supporting any SEN of the students and assisting each child in the class.

This role could be suitable for a graduate with an interest in pursuing a career in teaching or learning support. If you are considering work in this field, or already have experience please get in touch for further information.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children of special educational needs and more specifically, we are specifically looking for support staff with a particular specialism such as ASD, Speech and Language, PMLD or EBD. Due to the nature of the students a patient, caring and compassionate approach is needed. We are looking for recent graduates who are looking to build their experience working with SEN pupils and more experienced Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants. Qualifications such as NVQ L2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent are desirable but not essential.

Does this sound like the role for you? If so, please apply to this advert or contact Mohammed Alexander at Engage Education. If this not quite what you are looking for please do get in touch as we have a number of vacancies starting immediately and in September.

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