teaching assistant in hassocks

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£ 12,000 per year
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hassocks, west sussex
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job type
£ 12,000 per year
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01293 527416
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job description

Role: SEN Teaching Assistant-Location:Hassocks- Salary Band: £12,000 - £15,000
Do you feel that you need a challenge? Would you like to make a difference to students' lives?
Does assisting a student with daily tasks that might seem overwhelming or challenging to them sound like a role you can perform with compassion and patience?

Then this SEN teaching assistant role could be just right for you.

The school is near the Hassocks area which is easily accessible via public transport.
This specialised school is for learners of ages 11- 17, with additional social, emotional and mental health needs. The school aims to provide a safe, structured and stimulating environment that challenges learners and engages them positively in learning. Your role as teaching assistant is vital to the educational development of students.
This specialised school offers full-time educational opportunities for students who are at risk of permanent exclusion or have been permanently excluded, and re-engagement with learning is their approach.

The role of a teaching assistant would include the following:
 Assist students during class making sure they are on track.
 Liaise with class teacher to ensure a smooth running class.
 Supervision of children during their playtimes/lunch breaks.
 Enabling learners to access the curriculum.
 Support the pastoral needs of the learners.
 Be an active part in setting the learning environment.
 Supporting learners on a 1:1 base and part of a small group in a range of activities through out the day
 Using your interests to engage learners in learning.

The ideal candidate may posses the following skills and capabilities:

 Be able to work with learners that have various learning difficulties.
 Have an understanding of the students with emotional needs.
 Willingness to learn and build relationships with learners.
 Be confident to support the lead in groups, in different educational subjects.
 The ability to work as an individual and as a part of the team.
 Be flexible in their approach to education.

School Benefits:
 Free parking
 Free hot meal
 Access to all school facilities

Benefits for working with Randstad:
 Team teach Training
 Dedicated consultants 24/7 (We are on call!)
 Continuous support though out your whole journey
 Opportunity to choose your work pattern

Is this a role that you feel is rewarding? Do you have the patience, flexibility and compassion required? Then please apply ASAP.

For more information about this role contact Sarah Elmasry on 01293-527416 or email sarah.elmasry@randstadeducation.co.uk for a chat about the role.
Further more, we have an array of positions in West Sussex which may also be of interest to you.
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.