Performing Arts Graduate - Education Opportunities

Greater Manchester, BL7 Robyn Doolan
All/Full Time £450.00 - £500.00

Posted 18 days ago

Exciting opportunity for performing arts graduates to work in Special Educational Needs Schools.

Here at Simply Education, we are seeking candidates with a background in Performing Arts to work as a Teaching Assistant in SEN Schools. This rewarding opportunity is ideal for individuals with dance and drama.

In this role, you will provide nurture and support to children within an SEN setting. You will be supporting children with various needs including anxiety, complex learning needs, ADHD, autism and physical disabilities with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) in place.

This role is ideal for candidates with backgrounds in Performing Arts that aspire to roles such as a Teacher, Child Psychologist, Social Worker, Counselor, or Educational Psychologist.

Key Requirements:

- Hold a degree in a Performing Arts related subject or have relevant experience in a Performing Arts role.

- Possess an understanding of SEND and SEMH needs.

- Available to work Monday to Friday during term-time, with typical hours between 8:20 am to 3:45 pm.

- Excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for supporting children.

The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-Daily access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Professional Learning Specialists – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Teaching Assistant and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your understanding and approach.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Teaching Assistant role, please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester Office in the City Centre on 07553 130 015.

If shortlisted, Robyn will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks alongside completion of an application form.

All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an obtain a DBS with relevant checks completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of referencing.


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