Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Burgess Hill

Burgess Hill, West Sussex, England
£11500 - £13500 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Matthew Godwin
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Burgess Hill
£11,500 to £13,500 per annum
Full time
Starting after October half term 2016- Interview Date: 20th October 2016
Guaranteed until July 2017.

Do you want to be at the forefront of delivering a whole encompassing education that is individualised and focused in helping PMLD students throughout their education? Do you want to inspire the younger generation with a fun, focused and interactive curriculum? Do you want to work in an award winning and dedicated team? If this sounds like a opportunity of a lifetime then please don't delay in applying today.

A modern and forward thinking Special needs school in close proximity to Burgess Hill is looking for a teaching assistant to join their team starting October 2016. The position is working within their KS2-3 Department on a full time basis supporting learners on a 1:1, small group and whole class basis. The school supports learners between the ages of 2 and 14years, pupils at the school are mixed ability with Profound and Multiple learning difficulties. The school are invested in meeting the needs of every individual child and as a result of their dedication and pioneering child development strategies have been recently awarded Good with elements of outstanding by OFSTED. This school is dedicated in offering a balanced curriculum that support communication, social, personal and educational needs and for this reason utilises the ?Routes for learning? program/Curriculum. The school boasts brilliant grounds with state of the arts facilities including hydrotherapy pools and trampolines for rebound therapy. The school is invested in offering excellence as standard and aims to insure that all learners have the best possible education offer able.

Interview date: 20th October 2016 so please don't delay and apply now!

- Full time/Fixed term contract
- Team Teach training provided by Randstad Education or the school
- Modern resources and equipment including interactive whiteboards and ipads
- Superb and spacious classrooms and grounds
- There is lots of room for progression in the roles, from senior teaching assistant to skill development and other areas to branch into (therapies, inclusion support etc.)

All applicants for this position must have the following requirements to be considered:
- Any experience level will be considered, ideal candidates will be flexible, resilient and have a positive approach to supporting learners with SEN (direct SEN experience is not essential)
- Relevant experience/Knowledge of UK SEN settings (desirable)
- Eligibility to work in the UK

- Supporting KS1- KS3 SEN learners on a 1:1, small group and classroom basis
- Communicating with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events

If you want to know more about this fabulous opportunity or wish to send us your application then please don't hesitate to apply now, interviews will take place on 11th July 2016.

This role is open to receiving applications over the next week. Within a week of the closing date, appropriate applicants will begin a three-stage interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process with appropriate school leadership.