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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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Bury St Edmunds

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up to £600 per week

Job Description

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job posted by: Jack Curtis

HRGO Education are recruiting for Learning Support Assistants (Also known as Special Needs Teaching Assistants) for our client based in Bury St Edmunds.

This client is a specialist school for children with additional special 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 or challenging behaviour.
Some of the young people you will work with have anxiety and social development needs, so you'll be a key person in their life to help overcome this.

As a Learning Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant, you'll typically need to:

  • Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the classroom
  • 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

What type of person can do this role?

  • You don't have to have any relevant experience or qualifications, however are desirable, just the right attitude and to be able to pass our safeguarding checks.
  • Be available to work between 8.30am - 3.30pm, either full or part time.
  • Be willing to undertake a DBS enhanced check, or have a current DBS on the update service
  • Help children with learning and development

Pay & Working Hours

Sessional or relief 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 is 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.

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