Role : SEN Teaching Assistant / Trainee SEN Teacher
Location : Cranleigh, Surrey
Hours : Hours: 34.75 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30 pm (Tuesday till 5.30pm for staff meetings and training)
Holiday: 9 weeks paid school holidays
Salary: £18,626 per annum plus regular salary progression based on completion of training. You will also receive a £1,000 bonus upon joining.
Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging job role? Do you have experience working with SEN?
Are you passionate about enabling vulnerable young people to access education?
We are working with and support a fantastic school in Cranleigh Surrey who are looking to expand their teaching team for autistic children aged 4-19 years old.
Access a wide range of funded training and qualification opportunities in SEN education whilst gaining a breadth of experience with children of varying ages and abilities. At the School, they use behaviour driven teaching strategies and interventions to encourage positive outcomes and development of their pupils. Working within small classes individually and in groups, you will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils' learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development.
Due to Location , you must be able to drive and have use of a car or access to a lift.
Day-to-day, your role will include…
- Provide teaching and support to pupils with autism, following individualised curriculums
- Plan, prepare and deliver lessons and activities, focusing largely on life skills
- Support pupils' participation in trips, applying theory-based learning to practice
- Provide behaviourally based support to reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
- Provide personal care, encouraging pupils to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene (toileting, feeding)
- Monitor pupil progress, ensuring teaching is appropriate and effective for pupil needs
- Assist with breaktime duties including playground support and snack time
The fantastic Teaching assistants / trainee teachers all share the same great qualities listed below. If you believe you share these qualities, we'd love to hear from you.
- Professional, personal or voluntary experience of working with children and disabilities
- Minimum Grade C/4 GCSE in English Language & Maths or equivalent
- Comfortable working with children who exhibit challenging behaviour
- Comfortable supporting others with personal/intimate care where required
- Ability to keep calm in high pressure situations
Have you heard about their funded training and qualifications opportunities?
- Regular training in Safeguarding, Emergency Medication, Behaviour Management, Personal Care, Autism, First Aid and more
- Access to a wide range of Education & Childcare courses including RQF CACHE Level 2, 3 & 4 in Early Years, Learning Difficulties and Teaching & Learning
- Behaviour specific qualifications including Teaching Ranks, Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT), Board Certified Behaviour Analysis certification (BCBA) and Masters in Behaviour Analysis
Whatever your interest, we have something for you to help build a career in SEN education!
What we can offer you
- £1,000 bonus upon joining
- Regular salary progression with opportunities to increase as soon as 6 months from joining
- Career advancement opportunities to senior roles including Lead Teacher and Class Supervisor
- Additional opportunities to broaden your skills including Mental Health First Aider, School Council Representative and Pupil Behaviour Support
- Opportunity to work alongside our in-house team of Occupational and Speech & Language Therapists
- Staff wellbeing and support facilities
- Enrolment into our pension scheme
- Term time only working
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.