SEND Teaching Assistant - North Tyneside

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant - North Tyneside
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: North Tyneside
Salary: £55 - £65 per day
Start Date: 2019-06-12 00:00:00
Reference: 229146057
Contact Name: Beth Pearson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 10:21

Job Description

The Education Network is currently working on behalf of one of our partnership SEND schools recruit an SEND Teaching Assistant who will be available for work as soon as possible. This is to fill a long-term role supporting pupils with a variety of SEND and will last at least until the summer holidays, though likely into the new academic year.

This is a lovely, all-inclusive school which caters for a wide range of SEND and it prides itself on it's positive ethos which enables its pupils to overcome the challenges that face them and achieve their potential. The successful SEND Teaching Assistant will therefore be comfortable working with pupils who have PMLD, SLD, ASD, EBD, Downs Syndrome etc. and will be happy supporting learning across various age groups.

Above all, the school are looking to find the ‘right' person who will become a valued part of the school community for the duration of their stay, making this an excellent opportunity to gain experience as an SEND Teaching Assistant in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Successful candidates MUST:
*Have recent and relevant experience in a similar role, preferably working with children with complex SEND though we will accept applicants with a background in mainstream education/care/nursing etc.
*Posses the key transferrable skills needed to be able to effectively support children with SEND, such as resilience, confidence, patience and a nurturing personality
*Have experience dealing with challenging behaviour
*Be able to effectively assist learning on a 1:1, small group or whole class basis depending on what is required
*Possess an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to obtain one
*Have a full understanding of the safeguarding responsibilities of an SEND Teaching Assistant

If you think that you could be suitable for the role of SEND Teaching Assistant, then please apply to this advert for an informal chat about the registration process.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.