SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Runcorn
  • Leader Recruitment Group
Job Title - SEND Teaching Assistant Salary/Rate - £23,000 - £24,500 / annum Contract: Permanent Location - Runcorn Start date - ASAP Leader Education is working in partnership with a SEN School based in Runcorn. We are recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a specialist SEN school, providing educational support to students aged 7 - 18. You will have previous experience of working with students with SEMH and complex needs - social, emotional and mental health issues (previously known as BESD, SEBD & EBD) learning difficulties and challenging behaviours. Large majority of the pupils are diagnosed with autism. behaviour management skills are key as well as patience, empathy and understanding. THE JOB: · You will be required to provide either one to one support or small group support to learners with a variety of needs · Comply with individual learning plans · To take direction from the class teacher and help support YOU: · You must be an experienced classroom support assistant with a good level of experience of working with students with SEMH needs · Be patient and resilient · Be creative · Make learning fun · Excellent communication skills · Have a therapeutic and holistic approach · Team Teach trained would be advantageous, although training can be given. Job Type: Permanent All successful applicants are subject to DBS and safeguarding checks. Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks. INDSUP