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Special Educational Needs TA in Blackley.


Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant

Do you want to take on a new and exciting challenge in a fantastic high school?

Have you got experience working with adults with additional needs or children?

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to support pupils between the ages of 11 and 19 in a high school in Manchester. The school is a mixed, day special school providing education for secondary aged pupils with a range of learning disabilities. All students have a statement of special educational needs (SEN) for moderate to severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties. Some students have additional complex learning, sensory or physical needs; there is a growing number of students with high dependency medical needs or autism spectrum conditions (ASC).

The school has many facilities to aid the learning of their pupils, including:

  • There are many facilities in the school, including:

  • Fully equipped multi-sensory rooms fitted with a range of equipment

  • A soft play room

  • A library

  • A well equipped food technology room

  • A well equipped design and art rooms

  • A fully equipped science room

  • An ICT suite

  • A hydrotherapy pool

The school has many aims to keep pupils and staff happy and to help them succeed, some of these aims are:

  • Provide opportunities for all pupils to learn and achieve

  • Encourage pupils to enjoy the social interaction of coming to school

  • Promote an atmosphere and ethos that encourages pupils' spiritual, moral, social, physical and cultural development and prepare all pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life

  • Promote the ability to respect other people's points of view regardless of race, gender, religion, sexuality or ability

  • Promote and encourage the involvement of parents and carers in all aspects of school life by welcoming them into school and helping them add to the positive and friendly atmosphere of the school

  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to meet the individual needs of each pupil

There are many benefits of this role, including:

  • Working in a high school rated as outstanding by Ofsted

  • Great transport links to the school

  • The opportunity to work in a school with pupils who are eager to learn

  • Gaining valuable experience in a Special Education Needs (SEN) school

  • Free CPD and Team Teach training.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Delivering tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups

  • Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils' progress

  • Supporting the teacher to deliver enthusiastic and interesting lessons

  • Helping the pupils with their additional care needs

The requirements of this role are:

  • Experience working with children or adults with additional care needs

  • A DBS on the update service

  • A dedication to providing a positive learning environment for pupils

  • Having great organisational skills and great communication skills

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a school with a thriving, challenging, calm and happy environment. Pupils are supported by highly skilled staff to try hard, be inspirational and achieve their personal best in all that they do. The school are committed to providing their pupils with a broad, creative and inspiring curriculum within school, the local community and in particular providing very exciting work based learning. If this sounds like the job for you, please call Rebecca on 0161 200 1904 or email at rebecca.pollitt@randstadeducation.co.uk

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