SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistants required in the Taunton area

Your new company
You will work at a large EBD setting where students enrol because mainstream settings are unsuitable to meet their needs. The school is situated on the outskirts of Taunton and has a excellent reputation within the SEN sector. With the position becoming vacant because of staff moving on, the position is initially until the end of the summer term, with the potential of a permanent contract for the right person.

Your new role
You will provide specialist support on a 1:1 or a small group basis. All students have EHC Plans so you will need to meet each students individual needs and help them progress with their education. You will work with pupils that have a variety of different needs such as; ASD, disabilities, behavioural difficulties and complex learning difficulties.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be knowledgeable, resilient and passionate about making a genuine difference to the lives of the students. You will need to undergo Hays stringent compliance process, including referable experience of you working with children in a professional environment. You will need an Enhanced DBS check, one on the update service is fine.

What you'll get in return
The chance to further your career and knowledge within the SEN sector, an opportunity to work towards a permanent contract.

  • £250 reward every time you successfully refer a friend to work for Hays
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Holiday allowance
  • Pension Benefits
  • Safeguarding training


What you need to do 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
  • ASD BESD

Application question

Do you have experience working with children within the last 2 years?

Reference: 34826258

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