Role: SEN Learning Support Assistant
Salary: £12,000 - £15,000
Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant
Do you enjoy working with children and young adults? Do you have the resilience and patience to work and support special needs students? If yes then this is definitely the role for you.
This placement is a perfect opportunity for an experienced teaching assistant to support and guide students with special educational needs. With several pastoral and care members by your side you will ensure that day to day, the students can smoothly keep focused and engaged for each individual lesson. With your knowledge and upbeat personality, your students will look to you as their role model and when asking for help, you will jump to the chance to help any student with barriers to learning.
Working with special needs students is a rewarding career in which you guide, support and comfort students who may find everyday tasks challenging which why I am looking for a teaching assistant who has the compassion needed to preform this role.
A specialized school situated in the Horsham area is looking for a teaching assistant who can join their thriving school and make a difference to their students.
This specialised school is designed to meet the educational, behavioural, care and therapeutic needs for children (age 6-19 years). The students have a range of special needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).
Your responsibilities will include:
Assist students during class making sure they are on track.
Liaise with class teacher to ensure a smooth running class.
Enabling learners to access the curriculum.
Support the pastoral needs of the students.
Be an active part in setting the learning environment.
Supporting learners on a 1:1 base and part of a small group in a range of activities through out the day
Using your interests to engage students in learning.
The ideal candidate may posses the following skills and capabilities:
Be able to work with learners that have various learning difficulties.
Have an understanding of the students with emotional needs.
Willingness to learn and build relationships with learners.
Be confident to support the lead in groups, in different educational subjects.
The ability to work as an individual and as a part of the team.
Be flexible in their approach to education.
Free hot meal
Access to all school facilities
Benefits for working with Randstad:
Team teach Training
Dedicated consultants 24/7 (We are on call!)
Continuous support though out your whole journey
Opportunity to choose your work pattern
Are these skills that you feel you have? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then apply ASAP.
For more information about this role contact Livvy Fowler on or email for details about the role.
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