Teaching Assistant – SEND

  • SectorSEND
  • LocationLiverpool
  • Contract TypeContract
  • Salary£Competitive / daily
  • Date Posted4 March 2020
  • ReferenceRAY/CD1

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Job Description

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Liverpool
  • April 6, 2020

Do you have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Special Needs School?
Have you supported students who require personal care?

The Education Specialists are working with an ‘Outstanding’ Special Needs School in Liverpool, we are also working with its sister school to employ SEN Teaching Assistants who have experience of working with students who have complex needs; such as PMLD. The successful candidate will feel confident in offering personal care when needed. Experience of Peg/tube feeding would be desirable but not essential. Students require a compassionate person who has a sense of humour to sit with them and help them eat lunch.

We are looking for someone who wants to throw themselves into school life and to encourage each student to reach their own personal goals. Both schools celebrate every students’ achievements and encourages students to participate in all aspects of the curriculum. The school pre 16 school is fully equipped with a swimming pool, hydro pool and Physiotherapists are on site. Both schools are looking for full time staff on a long-term basis

What The Educational Specialists need from you:

  • Experience of working in a Special school with students who have complex special needs is essential.
  • Ability to deliver personal care in a dignified manner is essential
  • Have experience of using Makaton and PECS is desirable.
  • Professional manner
  • Enthusiastic, positive and friendly approach
  • Resilience and a sense of humour
  • Team Teach Trained – Or be willing to obtain this training (through ourselves)

What The Educational Specialists can do for you: 

  • Competitive daily rates of pay
  • A supportive school working environment with a dedicated school team
  • Job satisfaction
  • Recruitment Consultant on call service
  • CPD courses including; Team Teach and SEN Awareness
  • Holiday pay scheme
  • Pension Scheme

If you are interested in this position, please send in your CV or call the SEND Team to discuss in more detail on 0151 480 8818.

TES are currently working on a number of vacancies, so even if this one doesn’t fit your exact requirements, we may have something more suitable for you. Please send through your CV or give us a call so we can discuss other opportunities.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR TES:

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

The Education Specialists work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

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