Teaching Assistant (SEN). Job in Cranleigh Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312381089-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Randstad Education
  • Location: Cranleigh, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you passionate, driven and willing to help others?

Do you want to work towards qualifications and promotion?

How would you spend a welcome bonus paid in the first month?

Join a team that will support and help you progress in your career! Located near Cranleigh, this inspiring school supports pupils with an Autism diagnosis. You would be joining an expert and dedicated team whose aim is to provide the best educational, care and transition pathways for children and young people from ages 4 - 19 years.

The staff deliver individualised curriculum focused on promoting effective learning, the ability to learn in new ways and to learn independently. They ensure the best outcomes possible enabling all pupils to reach their full potential both at school and at home.

The team is looking for positive, resilient, caring individuals to join them. Children are taught in large, bright classrooms, offering 1:1 tuition in a calm, safe environment. When you join this team, you can benefit from the huge range of training and development opportunities, taking your career to the next level.

"Our daughter's achievements are nothing short of extraordinary. It isn't just the teaching and expertise that needs highlighting - it is reflecting on what an adult life would have looked like for her without these skills." (School Parent 2023)

If you have a positive attitude, patience and resilience, this role would be perfect for you!

This school offers an amazing range of benefits:

- 1000 bonus upon joining to help you bridge the gap between roles

-Part time option available (3 or 4 days)

-Regular salary progression based on completion of training

-Rare career progression in an unqualified route - opportunities to move to a Lead Teacher and Class Supervisor role without the need for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

-Fully funded and supported training and continuing personal development programme (based on the principles of behaviour analysis)

-Opportunity to work with different age groups and abilities

-44 days holiday

-Term time only, evenings or weekends

-Free onsite parking

-Your own dedicated and experienced consultant to guide you through the application process

Your role would include:

-Providing teaching and support to pupils with autism, following individualised curriculums

-Planning, preparing and delivering lessons and activities, focusing largely on life skills

-Supporting pupils' participation in trips, applying theory-based learning to practice

-Providing behaviourally based support to reduce behaviours that impact quality of life

-Providing personal care, encouraging pupils to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene (toileting, feeding)

-Monitoring pupil progress, ensuring teaching is appropriate and effective for pupil needs

-Assisting with breaktime duties including playground support and snack time

Skills and capabilities:

-Minimum Grade C/4 or equivalent, in English Language & Maths

-Professional, personal or voluntary experience of working with children and disabilities

- Comfortable working with children who exhibit challenging behaviour

- Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required

- Ability to keep calm in high pressure situation

- Own means of transport, due to location

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!

If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions which may also be of interest to you. If you know someone who would be interested, please pass along their contact details. You could earn up to 300 in shopping vouchers.

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.