Job Description

Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire

Position: Specialist SEN Teaching Assistant

A reputable SEN special school in Rugeley is currently seeking a dedicated Specialist Teaching Assistant to support students with complex needs and SEMH. This is a full-time position starting after February half-term and continuing until the end of the academic year.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide tailored support to secondary age students with complex needs and SEMH.
  • Assist students in achieving their individual targets and academic goals.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate effectively with the school's multidisciplinary team.
  • Prepare learning materials that are appropriate for the student ability and age.
  • Adapt teaching support according to students needs
  • Look after the children's physical, social and emotional welfare.
  • Creating a positive and interesting learning environment.
  • Attend review meetings with other professionals.
  • Work along side other professional such as speech and language therapists and health visitors
Requirements:
  • Proven experience supporting secondary age students with additional needs.
  • Track record of successfully supporting students in achieving their individual targets.
  • Understanding and familiarity with complex needs and SEMH.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting students.
  • Hold a minimum of a level 2 in Health and Social Care or similar qualification
  • Able to provide a minimum of a 2 years worth of references.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS or willing to apply for a new one
Benefits:
  • Access to on-site parking.
  • Competitive daily pay scale (£80-£90 per day).
  • Ongoing CPD training to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Holiday pay scheme.
  • Role potentially could lead to a permanent position
  • Personal dedicated consultant.
Contract Details:
  • Full-time position.
  • Start date: After February half-term.
  • Duration: Until the end of the academic year.
How to Apply:
If you are an experienced Specialist Teaching Assistant passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with complex needs and SEMH then please click 'apply' to send your CV. If you would prefer a confidential discussion please call Nicola on 0121 392 6593

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Ref: SM1TAM

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.