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SEN Teaching Assistant - Plymouth

Posted 7 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

SEN Teaching Assistant required in Plymouth area Summer Term 2018 Temporary Vacancy

Your new company

Hays Education work with a number of SEN settings in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. We are hugely passionate about providing students who attend SEN schools with high quality staff who are knowledgeable and understanding.

Your new role

You will be providing support on a 1:1 basis as well as working with small groups of SEN students. Every student will have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) requiring flexible and individual support to enable them to succeed with their education. Although taking instruction from the teacher, you will take your own initiative when supporting pupils. Using a wide range of strategies you will do your up most to help students progress.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to be hugely confident and knowledgeable within the SEN sector. Candidates must be patient and empathetic towards pupils and have a working knowledge of the SEN code of conduct.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills is essential. As is the ability to undergo Hays' award winning compliance process - having referable experience working with children in a professional environment.

What you'll get in return

  • £250 reward every time you recommend a friend who successfully works for Hays.
  • Access to free Professional Development Training including Safeguarding and Managing Behaviour
  • Exclusive rewards
  • Holiday Pay

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Required skills

  • SEN
  • EBD
  • teaching assistant
  • learning difficulties
  • special needs
  • complex needs
  • behavioural difficulties
  • special school
  • emotional difficulties
  • social difficulties

Reference: 34630250

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