SEND Teaching Assistant

Location Oldham
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: Long term ONLY
Salary: ££85 - 95 per day
Contact name: Sophie Turner

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Job ref: ST49
Published: 6 days ago

SEN Teaching Assistant ASD Specialist

Cover People are currently recruiting for a full time, SEN Teaching Assistant in an SEN School based in Oldham. The role is to start as soon as possible.

The Role

Are you a passionate Teaching Assistant with experience in Special Educational Needs and challenging behaviour? The School are looking for a Teaching Assistant who is highly experienced and familiar supporting ASD students. The TA must be confident and able to manage challenging behaviour.

The candidate must have:

  • 6 months experience working with children
  • Experience and knowledge of supporting children with SEN and complex needs
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confidence to adapt to any situation
  • DBS on update register
  • Team Teach Training
  • References for last 2 years work history
  • Up to date CV

The School

The school is based in Oldham and is a generic special needs school for pupils and students between the ages of 11 and 16. 

The school has an outstanding rated provision which caters for 380 pupils with a wide range of SEND, from moderate learning difficulties to profound and multiple learning difficulties, including severe and complex learning difficulties. The school also caters for pupils with physical disabilities, multisensory impairments, visual impairments, hearing impairments and specific conditions including autism spectrum condition.  All pupils have an EHC plan.  In order to cater to the needs of the range of pupils the school has developed a range of different provisions.

The benefits

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Full-time ongoing role
  • On-going support from both the school and your Consultant
  • Possibility of a Permanent position
  • CPD training

All candidates are subject to standard safeguarding and employment checks including an online interview and DBS checks.

Cover People are acting as an employment business on behalf of the school for this vacancy.

For further information, please call Sophie at Cover People.