TA/Learning Support Assistants

Kent, DA11 Nicole Howe
Temporary/Full Time £18.00 - £27.00

Posted 8 days ago

Do you have experience working with children? Are you looking for a route into the education sector? Simply Education is working alongside a Special Education Needs school in Gravesend to recruit several Teaching Assistants. If you are looking for highly rewarding work where you can positively impact the lives of young people, then look no further.

We are searching for qualified and unqualified Teaching Assistants to provide classroom and outdoor support for its pupils. The school caters for pupils aged 4 to 19 years of age with Profound, Severe and Complex learning needs, including Communication and Interaction difficulties. Most pupils have learning difficulties associated with Autism, Speech, Language and Communication and, in addition, some pupils have complex medical conditions.

We are working on several roles with this school, so whether you are searching for part-time or full-time work, we will be able to cater to your needs.

We are keen to hear from both experienced candidates as well as those who are looking to break into the education sector. If you have experience working with children in any setting, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Experience working with SEN children is of course desirable, however, if you are willing to learn and show a genuine passion for working with SEN children, we are happy to consider those without experience.

We are looking for someone who:

· Has experience working with children in and outside a school setting.

· Experience of working with SEN children is ideal, but not essential

· Has excellent behaviour management skills.

· Possess up to date knowledge of current curriculum.

· Has great communication and rapport building skills.

· Supporting pupils in their education and performance who deal with special educational needs or disabilities.

Simply Education’s specialist consultants are on hand throughout the recruitment process to provide you with guidance and information about any roles we have available. We started our journey in January 2006 with the aim to provide teaching staff with local supply work and permanent roles. We have built strong working relationships with our schools, and we pride ourselves on placing passionate candidates in their ideal teaching roles.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education are:

· Your own dedicated specialist consultant.

· Access to our unique Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training, which we recommend all TA attend regardless of experience.

· A variety of daily and long-term positions to suit your needs.

· 24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone.

· Minimal administration (no timesheets).

· Email and SMS verification of bookings.

· Online diary of bookings.

· School directions.

· £175 referral scheme.

All candidates who register with Simply Education are required to provide references for the previous 2 years of work, as well as complete an enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in this role, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or alternatively please call Nicole Howe on 01634 926 067.

If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local Kent office for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.

REF: NHO-4659-KENT

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