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SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Posted: 14-02-2020
  • Category: SEN
  • Location: Lichfield
  • Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: £300 - £400 per week
Smile Education is a leading recruitment service for schools in the Staffordshire and The Midlands. Our partner school based near Burton Upon Trent is currently seeking a number of permanent SEN Teaching Assistants for immediate starts.

About the role:
  • Supporting students between the age of 8 and 19 with complex learning difficulties and challenging behaviours
  • Full-time role with the option to become permanent for the right candidates
  • Working 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday 
  • Supporting students in small class sizes of 3 or 4 alongside supportive and friendly teachers

About the school:
  • A well-established school recognised as a 'good' school by Ofsted
  • Senior leaders encourage a culture of cooperation and teamwork
  • Based near Burton-Upon-Trent, the school is easily accessible by the A38 and A444 
  • Excellent facilities and resources for  severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour   

About you:
  • Have experience supporting young people with severe learning difficulties who can present challenging behaviours 
  • Suitable qualifications for supporting young people (positive handling training such as MAPA/NAPI/Team Teach are desirable but not essential)
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Able to obtain suitable references and a DBS check (registered to the update service)

About Smile Education:
  • Be part of our team of supply teachers and take part in events such as ‘Supply Teacher of the Year’ awards, Annual Family Day and free Christmas drinks to celebrate everybody’s hard work
  • Receive regular CPD, training and support from your Smile consultant
  • Complete confidentiality and guidance
  • Work collaboratively with your education consultant who lives in and works with the schools in your area

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV via the website as soon as possible and we will be in touch
If you would like to find out more information about the role, please call Charnice on 01543 404788
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Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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