Are you someone who possess patience, empathy and resilience?
Would you love a role working with young people and making a real difference to their every day lives?
Perhaps you have aspirations of becoming a teacher or therapist?
This opportunity can open so many doors to a rewarding career! Apply today to find out more.
A mixed gender SEN school of 250 children is seeking a Teaching Assistant. The 'Good' school for ages ranges from 2-19 provides specific and tailored support to children and young adults with a range learning difficulties and complex needs. These include children on the Autistic Spectrum as well as those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. The school is located close to the train station in Burgess Hill which has excellent links to Crawley, Redhill and south to Brighton and the coast.
In the role you can benefit from:
* An excellent rate of pay
* Seeing amazing levels of progression and development
* Great career development opportunities
* On-site parking
* Term-time contract
* On-going career support from your dedicated consultant
Your daily responsibilities:
Completing administrative work alongside teachers and therapists
Supporting a child/children with their academics work
De-escalating situations if a child becomes agitated
Supporting children with eating and sometimes toileting
Working with teachers to establish the learning outcomes of lessons
Supervising children around the campusRequirements of you:
A child & adult DBS (we can support your application if you do not currently have one)
You will not be subject to any measures which prevent you from working with children
Commitment to the position and a desire to work with children with Special Needs
Empathy and resilience