SEN Teaching Assistant (EBD)
Stoke on Trent
Your new company
Hays Education are currently working with a large SEN school based in Stoke on Trent who are looking to appoint a Behavioural SEN Teaching Assistant on a temporary basis, which for the right TA has the potential to go permanent. This role is to provide 1:1 support with a KS2 pupil who has behavioural needs.
Your new role
This SEN Teaching Assistant job will see you support the curriculum delivery across KS2 and is to start after the Easter break. This job requires working 1:1, providing small group support, supporting reading and writing interventions and de-escalating challenging behaviour. Consequently, you should be an engaging passionate individual with the ability to engage disaffected individuals with special educational needs. 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 SEN Teaching Assistant, preferably with a level 3 childcare qualification. You should have at least 3 months experience of working with children or young people with emotional behavioural and social difficulties (EBSD/ BESD/ EBD) and/ or Autism. You must have a minimum of 40 days experience of working in schools, centres or provisions that support EBSD/ BESD/ EBD 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. Training in crisis prevention (PROACT SKIP/ MAPA/ TEACCH) is advantageous.
What you'll get in return
Whilst working with Hays Education, you will enjoy a range of benefits including a GBP250 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.
What you need to do now
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