SEN Teaching Assistant. Job in Christchurch Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312377329-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Christchurch, Dorset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Primary Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Prospero Teaching are working with an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated SEN School based in Christchurch, Dorset recruiting a Primary Teaching Assistant (SEN).

The School are looking for individuals that are supportive, non-judgemental, patient, easy to talk to, positive and flexible. You must be able to speak to pupils in a manner which encourages and supports them, enabling you to build trusting relationships.

Previous experience of working with young people is desirable. Experience with autistic children and those with social communication difficulties would be an advantage. A team player with patience, understanding and a willingness to develop is needed.

Working hours are 08.45am - 15.30pm

Contract Details - Primary Teaching Assistant (SEN):

  • Location: Christchurch, Dorset
  • Position: Primary Teaching Assistant (SEN)
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contract Type: Long Term / Permanent
  • Duration / Likely Duration: Ongoing
  • Full time/part time: Full Time
  • Minimum rate of pay: (Apply online only) per week

Experience, Training and Qualifications:

  • Calming mannerisms in challenging situations.
  • Strong behaviour management skills while creating a fun learning environment.
  • Driven to motivate the pupil and increase his participation.
  • The ability to grow individual personal development.
  • Be caring, patient and have good communication skills.
  • Be self-reflective, have a willingness to learn and demonstrate initiative.
  • Experience supporting an individual with Autism.
  • Willing to complete Safeguarding online training.
  • Complete a face-to-face over video call

To be eligible for this role through Prospero teaching, you must:

  • Hold right to work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management

In-house Training and Development Team you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

If you are a Teaching Assistant and would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV to or get in touch on (phone number removed)

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