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SEN Teaching Assistant

Horley, Surrey
£17,865 to £20,228
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Do you have the enthusiasm to embrace opportunities and help people follow their dreams? Are you passionate about teaching children on a one to one basis who need additional support with their learning? Do you have a keen interest in working within the education or mental health sectors? Randstad have the pleasure to present this fantastic opportunity within a specialist SEN school setting, in the Horley/Gatwick area. This role is essential to the support and development of our young people being successful and achieving in a safe and caring learning environment. Role holders will build a professional & trusted relationship with the young people which put their health, safety and overall development first. This role will include supporting our teaching staff to deliver on a daily basis a broad and balanced curriculum for our young people both on and off site. Flexibility is key in this role and may include working 1:1 with a student when required, or supporting in class working with a small group. Positive behaviour management is an important part of the role. Key duties: We believe in giving young people the tools and opportunities to create the lives they want for themselves. With high-quality teaching, an excellent level of individual support and a range of expert-led, integrated therapy, we support students with a range of additional learning needs to create and meet their own goals. Take responsibility for Safeguarding and promoting the welfare or our young people according to the college's policies, and discharge your duties under the Prevent agenda. Work alongside the teaching staff to support our young people in their learning, providing further explanation to individuals where needed. Support our young people to identify, meet and exceed their education targets. Implement and support positive behaviour throughout the college, adapting own behaviour and responses when required to meet individual needs. Ensure all documentation is completed correctly for recording of accidents, incidents, or health & safety as per the college's policies. Assist the young people in attending a wide range of group activities, ensuring that their choices are respected and appropriate social interactions and friendships are encouraged Ensure that practice at all times implements and follows the young person's Educational/Learning Approaches; Placement/Care plan; Behaviour Support plan, and Communication/Sensory strategies Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required. Qualifications: GCSE English and Maths qualification - minimum grade 4 or equivalent is essential Knowledge and Experience: Experience of working in an Education setting Relevant knowledge and experience of young people within age range Understanding of the Safeguarding principles Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge. Experience of working within an inclusive setting Skills: Commitment to the role and ethos of the college, the desire to put the young people first and treat them as an individual Be positive and creative in meeting the needs of young people and enhancing their outcomes Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team Work collaboratively with other Aurora team members and professionals with good interpersonal skills Good numeracy and literacy skills Competent ICT skills Able to work within the parameters of the physical demands of the job role If you want to know more about this fantastic opportunity or wish to send us your CV then please don't hesitate to get in touch. For more information about this role or to apply, please contact Chris Barrett on (phone number removed) or (url removed) If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions in Sussex and Surrey which may also be of interest to you. If you know someone who would be interested, please pass along their contact details! Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to our compliance, and enhanced DBS check
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  • Job Reference: 705244899-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Randstad Education
    Randstad Education
  • Location: Horley, Surrey
  • Salary: £17,865 to £20,228
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary