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SEN Teaching Assistant – Huddersfield

Posted 08/06/23
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Kirklees - Central

Beginning 09/23

SEN teaching assistant required:

This friendly and welcoming SEN school is looking for a supportive, specialist teaching assistant to help its students grow and achieve. Patient, resilient, accepting: the ideal candidate will be dedicated to the rewarding task of helping pupils grapple with complex special educational needs and enthusiastic about raising pupils’ attainment within the classroom.This is a full time, long term position until July 2022 on a long term contract and there could be an option of a permanent offer.

Your role:

  • Provide assistance to the teacher by responding to pupils’ needs, adapting to scenarios within the classroom and enabling the teacher to deliver their lesson.
  • Be on hand to assist with any equipment and tech requirements for each lesson, making sure that they are ready to use.
  • Boost pupils’ academic attainment by providing one-to-one support and helping them to achieve their full potential.
  • Mitigate disruption by maintaining a calm and professional persona at all times to de-escalate any challenges that may arise.
  • Liaise with educational therapists to ensure that every pupil receives the best possible mental health support that they deserve to enable them to enjoy a positive, fulfilling school experience.

If you think this could be you, we will consider candidates that:

  • Have a passion for supporting pupils with special educational needs.
  • Have demonstrable experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs.
  • Are able to communicate effectively and foster strong relationships with pupils.
  • Are flexible and patient.
  • Are committed to working full-time.

About us:

We are Engage Education, the most trusted education recruitment agency, with professional development and support at our core.

  • Get paid in line with national scales (AWR compliant)
  • Free CPD sessions
  • Your own dedicated consultant
  • £150 ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus
  • Wellbeing support, travel discounts, and retail offers from our partners

How to apply:

You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised teaching qualification.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. 

All candidates must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Posted by Ben Gardner
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