Lancashire, BB1 Leigham Stone
Permanent/Full Time £19,000.00 - £22,000.00

Posted 2 days ago

SEN TA in Lancashire

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Salary: £19,500 - £22,000

Contract: Permanent

Start date: September 2024


The school are seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join their SEN school in Darwen, Lancashire. This is a full-time, permanent position starting in September 2024.

About the SEN School:

The school provides specialized education and care for students aged 10-19 with complex needs typically related to Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, and other conditions. We pride ourselves on offering a nurturing environment that promotes the personal and educational development of each student.

The Role:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will support the learning and wellbeing of our students, ensuring they have the best opportunities to reach their full potential in a safe and caring environment. This role includes:

Supporting the class teacher in delivering high-quality, challenging, and differentiated educational activities.

Establishing warm, supportive relationships with pupils to help them feel safe and supported.

Assisting with care needs and positive behaviour management tailored to individual students.

Promoting independence and personal development in pupils, maintaining high expectations of behaviour.

Participating in the planning and evaluation of learning activities and providing meaningful feedback on pupil progress.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitor, assess, record, and report on pupils’ progress.

Support positive behaviour and adapt responses to changes in pupil behaviour.

Promote spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development and British values within the curriculum.

Support the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of pupils through a holistic approach.

Skills and Qualifications:

Successful candidates will likely demonstrate:

Experience working with SEN in either an employed or voluntary setting.

Understanding of safeguarding principles and child protection procedures.

Knowledge or experience of working with pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD.

GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above (essential).

A positive, creative, and child-first approach to meeting individual needs.

Perks and Benefits:

Full training and continued support.

Health cashback plan.

Life insurance.

Free parking.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with SEN and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you. Please apply to the job and we will be in touch asap with more details.


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