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1:1 Teaching Assistant (Special Needs)


Job Description

SEND Teaching Assistant
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children who are eager to learn?
Are you interested in gaining valuable experience in the SEN sector?

We are looking for a dedicated and hard-working individual to work with some amazing pupils in a
school that provides education to young people between the ages of 2 to 19 years old. The children
may have complex learning disabilities combined with significant communication difficulties
including little or no oral language. The school has expertise with autism spectrum conditions (ASD)
deafblindness/multi-sensory impairment, hearing impairment with additional needs, profound and
multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), auditory processing disorder, visual impairment including
cortical visual impairment with additional needs and additional medical needs including progressive
and degenerative conditions. The school offers a wide range of inclusive sport, health and leisure
activities for the community, their students and staff. The schools vision is for the children and
young people in their care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they
are valued and valuable members of their communities. To achieve this, they have many different
facilities for the pupils to use. These include a swimming pool, a hydrotherapy pool, a sports hall
with a climbing wall, sensory rooms, gamelan suit, audiology clinic, medical centre and a fitness
suite. The school is based in Cheadle Hulme.

The schools curriculum was made to devise teaching and learning programmes to meet the needs of
individual students' destinations when leaving school and to work in partnership and co-operation
with parents, residential staff and other professionals who share the responsibility for the well-being
of the individual and the development of self esteem. The schools aims to use the curriculum to
ensure equal opportunity of access to all relevant aspects of the curriculum regardless of the nature
and degree of disability gender, race, and culture of each individual. They aim to offer each student
the opportunity to develop their personality by allowing choice and the pursuit of personal areas of
interest and to provide each student with a stimulating, challenging, supportive and inclusive
learning environment.

The schools values:

There are several benefits of working in this job role, including:

Working in a school rated outstanding in their last Ofsted inspection
Gaining valuable experience in the SEN sector
Working in a school with some of the best facilities and equipment in the country
The opportunity to work in a diverse role

Your responsibilities will include:
Supporting the teacher within the classroom
Helping the pupils with their additional care needs (e.g. feeding, toileting)
Working with pupils both one to one and in small groups
Prepare for lessons (e.g. preparing resources, putting out equipment)

The requirements for this role are:
A DBS on the update service
Experience either with children or adults with additional care needs
A strong regard for pupils safety and well-being
Reading, writing, numeracy and communication skills

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with an amazing staff network that will
support you on your journey to becoming an experienced teaching assistant. You will be working in a
caring, warm and friendly environment with children who are eager to learn.

Please contact Rebecca Pollitt on 0161 200 1904 or email your profile/CV to rebecca.pollitt@randstadeducation.co.uk

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