teaching assistant in arundel

job type
£ 12,500 per year
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job details

arundel, south east
job category
job type
working hours
£ 12,500 per year
Non Teaching
reference number
01293 527416
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job description

"I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything."

Are you passionate about every child reaching their full potential? Do you want to encourage young children to lead independent lives? Are you a patient caring person with the resilience to deal with challenging behaviour?

This small school in the Arundel area are searching for a Teaching Assistant to add to their team working with children between the ages of 11 and 16. Working with a core team the ideal candidate will be able to support the children's functional skills whilst building a trusting relationship. The students at this school have social, emotional and mental health challenges meaning that the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate patience and empathy.

* Dedicated consultant
* CV and career advice tailored to you
* Salary negotiation on your behalf
* Flexibility of work pattern for other roles
* Career progression
* Access to all school facilities
* On-site parking
* A supportive leadership team
* Development and training opportunities

Key Responsibilities:
* An understanding of each students' individual health plan
* Liaise with teacher to ensure all learners are supported
* Engage with the learners to keep them on task
* Assist during break duty, outings and class activities
* Deliver 1:1 or small group focused lessons when required
* Helping the teacher to set up lessons
* Contributing to continued academic and social growth of each child
* Adapting teaching style to ensure it reaches every child

Please note that candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role will not be considered.

* Previous experience working with SEMH students (child or/and adults) is essential
* Ability to look after the student's physical, social and emotional
* Good maths and English skills
* 2 references from the last 5 years (1 must be a full child-based safeguarding reference)

* An up-to-date DBS on the update service
* A job history for the last 10 years
* Patience and flexibility to deal with changes that may present themselves due to the nature of the learners

This role is a permanent role due to start ASAP, so if you are interested and would like to be considered then please apply today!

All potential candidates will be subject to background checks and must be able to work in the UK.

If this role sounds like the perfect fit apply today! Or if this isn't just right please do contact us about are other current roles that may be of interest.


building relationships,communication,empathy,experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with social emotional mental health,mentor experience,resilience