SEN Learning Support Assistant

Location
Bath, Somerset, England
Salary
£8.26 - £9.00 per hour
Posted
14 Nov 2016
Closes
12 Dec 2016
Ref
SE954876
Contact
Megan Smith
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a supply special needs teaching assistant within a SEN school in Bath. We require someone that is adaptable, confident and ideally experienced with working with pupils with special educational needs. The school caters for a large number of students with a statement of Special Educational needs, with a wide range of abilities across the student population. High standards are expected from the pupils and the staff so that pupils can achieve their full potential.

You will be required to support the permanent school team to fill staffing gaps, providing sickness and holiday cover between Monday -Friday, up to 5 days per week.

Candidates will need to have previous experience with working with students with SEN, such as; Autism, Aspergers, Down Syndrome and challenging behaviour. Some students will have communication difficulties so experience using alternative communication methods such as; Makaton, Pecs or Signalong is useful.

As your agency Randstad are able to offer the following;

Competitive rates of pay

Access to free CPD courses, such as Team Teach training

Experience within a variety of SEN and mainstream schools

Day to day assignments, long term assignments and permanent roles

Flexible working hours