Teaching Assistant SEN/BESD

Hays Education are seeking for SEN Teaching Assistants for various upcoming roles in East Lancashire

Your new school

Hays Education are currently working with an East Lancashire Primary School that supports students with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)/ Emotional Behavioural and Social Difficulties (BESD). This Primary school is an established School that provides support to pupils across KS1 and KS2 who have emotional behavioural and social difficulties / moderate learning difficulties as well as mainstream pupils.

Your new role

This Teaching Assistant job will see you support the curriculum across KS1 and KS2 and is expected to start after Easter. This job requires 1:1 and small group support, supporting reading and writing interventions and de-escalating challenging behaviour with positive reinforcement. Consequently you should be an engaging passionate individual with the ability to engage disaffected individuals with SEN. Key aspects of this job include working cooperatively with other learning support staff and ensuring students make progress. This is a full time job, working 5 days per week.

What you'll need to succeed

To be suitable for this role you must be an experienced Teaching Assistant with a level 3 childcare qualification. You should have at least 3 months experience of working with primary aged children or young people with emotional behavioural and social difficulties (BESD/EBD) and/or Autism. You must have a minimum of 40 days experience of working in schools, centres or provisions that support BESD within the last 2 years, which can be referenced. Applicants with experience of working within residential care or supported living will have a significant advantage. You will be passionate about helping young people achieve the best of their potential, be thick skinned and have a good sense of humour A team teach qualification is advantageous but not essential.

What you'll get in return

Whilst working with Hays Education, you will enjoy a range of benefits including a £250 reward every time you recommend a friend, a specialist and dedicated SEN consultant, access to free Professional Development Training including Safeguarding and Managing Behaviour, exclusive rewards and a Guaranteed Pay Scheme and holiday pay.
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