SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education is currently recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within an OFSTED rated ‘good’ school in Malvern. The school’s most recent report states that ‘The small proportion of pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities achieve well’

The SEN Teaching Assistant will be supporting two pupils in KS2. Responsibilities will include ensuring that pupils are engaged in whole class sessions, and adapting and modifying learning activities (under direction and supervision of the class teacher)

As part of your role, you will be asked to assess and report on development, progress and attainment. You will support both pupils with their social and emotional wellbeing, reporting any concerns to the class teacher as appropriate.

The successful applicant would need to have a secure understanding of the Primary curriculum, strong behaviour management skills, and previous experience of working with pupils with SEN. The school are looking for a dedicated teaching assistant who is willing to commit to a long-term position to ensure consistency for the children. The role is to start as soon as possible, and to continue for as long as the pupil in the class requires additional support.

Required Skills and Experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:
⦁ Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
⦁ Experience of working with children with SEN
⦁ Committed to long-term role
⦁ Strong behaviour management skills
⦁ DBS on the update service or issued within the last 12 months

The benefits of an SEN Teaching Assistant working for Flourish Education:
⦁ Up to £95 per day which equates to £18,525 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
⦁ Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
⦁ The option of PAYE or Umbrella
⦁ Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
⦁ Pension Contributions
⦁ Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
⦁ Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
⦁ Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.

This SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Gloucester, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Cinderford and Ledbury.The school has an onsite carpark, and is easily accessible via public transport.

If you’re interested in this opportunity then apply now, or to find out more, please contact Rebecca Stanton at Flourish Education.

Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.