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Outreach Teaching Assistants

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£9.50 - £11.5 per Hour

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Outreach Teaching Assistants

HRGO Education are recruiting for Outreach Teaching Assistants (Also known as SEN Learning Assistants / Support Workers) for our client based in Chelmsford, Essex.

Although our client's head office is based in Chelmsford you'll be required to work at students' homes and colleges in one of these locations.

Chelmsford - Harlow - Saffron Walden - Braintree - Basildon - Thurrock - Southend - Colchester

Your role will be to provide support to college-aged students (16 - 19) with a range of special education needs, this might be a range of needs including social and personal issues or in an area such as Autism, Asperger's syndrome, Global development delay or downs syndrome.
Some of the young adults you will work with have anxiety and social development needs, so you'll be a key person in their life to help overcome this.

These students spend a lot of time learning in subjects they enjoy. This could be farming, fishing, horticulture, floristry, gaming, gym, outdoor learning, and lots more.
Any hobby you have might be an interest to the student, but you will 100% have to get involved daily with things they love doing!

Outreach Teaching Assistants, typically need to:

  • Follow instructions from Tutors in order to support your student effectively with their learning plans
  • Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion policies
  • Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively. Some children might need support with personal care.
  • Help children with learning and development

You must have use of your own vehicle and a clean driving license

Pay & Working Hours

Sessional or relief Outreach Teaching Assistants are typically paid between £9.50 and £11.50 per hour. Income figures are intended as a guide only.

Full-time Teaching Assistants usually work between 32 & 35 hours per week. Starting the school day at 8.30am and finishing at 3.30pm with a 30-minute lunch break. There are also part-time, casual and job share options available.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position, but it may become permanent at a later date upon school discretion.

HRGO are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

If you are interested in the Outreach Teaching Assistants role please apply!

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