Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Brighton

Brighton, East Sussex, England
£13826 - £15342 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Bryony Long
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Brighton
£13,826 to £15,342 per annum
Full time
Starting October 2016 (For the remainder of the academic year)

This is a school that is warm, inviting and friendly from the outset. This is a environment where children are valued and respected and offered a education catered to their individual needs. If you want to make a different to young adults and children lives then please don't delay in applying for this life changing and hugely rewarding position.

This aspirational and friendly SEN school on the outskirts of Brighton is looking for a teaching assistant to join their team starting October 2016 (or as soon after taking any notice period into consideration) This is a long term position, 5 days a week- term time only. The school in question is a community school with a truly inspiring family ethos that supports learners between the ages of 4 and 16years. The school welcomes learners with Profound and multiple learning disabilities to severe or moderate learning disabilities. At present the school educates 70 pupils (boys and girls) in mixed aged classrooms. The school offers an individual learning plan for all their learners that fully encompass a broad curriculum. In addition to an educational journey the school are proud to support all learners with their social and pastoral journeys. The school is highly regarded and respected in the local county/community and for this reason run an extremely successful outreach program. The school strives to offer excellence as standard and the award winning senior leadership are dedicated to exploring and enrolling pioneering child development strategies as a result of this hard work and dedication the school have recently been awarded a Outstanding grade at recent Ofsted.

Interview date: 19/10/2016 so please don't delay and apply now!

- Long term Teaching Assistant role (guaranteed until July 2017)
- 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)
- Own Transport- Due to locality of the school
- Eligibility to work in the UK

- Supporting KS1- KS4 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 19/10/2016!

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.