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SEND Teaching Assistant

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Burnley

£65 - 70 per day + PAYE and Pension

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education

Job description

SEND Teaching Assistant, Burnley

  • Location: Burnley
  • Contract type: Full Time
  • Contract terms: Temporary
  • Job starts: January 2022
  • Pay - £65-70 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are a minimum of 5 days experience within the last two years working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.

Contract dates

We are looking to appoint a SEND Teaching Assistant on the behalf of a school in Burnley on a full-time basis, starting in January 2022. Working hours will be 08:30 – 15:30, Monday to Friday.

The role
The successful SEND Teaching Assistant will be tasked with working with classes made up of students aged between 5 and 11. Working under the direction of the class teacher, the ideal SEND Teaching Assistant will be energetic, flexible, positive and patient, with an ability to build strong working relationships with young people.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher to deliver work in accordance with the National Curriculum
  • Assisting the class teacher with behaviour management
  • Supporting pupils on a one-to-one basis
  • Contributing to record keeping, liaising with parents and multidisciplinary teams and attending school trips/outings

The school
The school pride themselves on creating a secure and inclusive environment for the children they support, putting their needs at the centre of everything they do. The school benefits from a supportive senior leadership team and wider school community with a nurturing and inclusive environment where strong relationships between children and staff form all the basic aspects of school life.

To be considered for the SEND Teaching Assistant position, you will:

  • Have experience working in a similar setting with young people that have learning difficulties. For example, this could be at a similar school, residential care home or supported living
  • Be proactive and empathetic in your approach, always aiming to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students you work with
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to work well as part of a wider team

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About us
We are a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What do we offer?
As a valued employee, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 
  • Generous £125 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply
If you are a SEND Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. Apply today via this website.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.  

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Recruiter information

 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • opp, Mechanics Institute, Manchester Road
  • by, Mechanics Institute, Manchester Road
  • by, Hargreaves Street, Hargreaves Street
  • by, Hargreaves Street Taxi Rank, Hargreaves Street
  • Adj, Chicago Rock Taxi Rank, Hammerton Street

 Nearby schools

  • Burnley St Peter's Church of England Primary School
  • Visions Learning Trust UTC
  • Burnley College
  • Burnley Springfield Community Primary School
  • Burnley Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School

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