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SEN Support Assistant

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Contract Type:
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/12/2016 23:59
£8.20 - £10.77 per hour
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Job details 

Closing date:
26 Dec

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

A special school in North Tyneside has a current vacancy for experienced SEND Support Assistants to work with both Primary and Secondary aged pupils. The role has arisen due to a recent increase in pupil numbers.

As the school are looking for a large number of temporary staff to work with them throughout the academic year, there are roles are available for a range of full and part time hours, meaning we are able to provide you with a position that suits your lifestyle. For those interested in longer term positions, we will be happy to discuss potential roles. This is also an excellent opportunity if you are seeking permanent employment as introductions to new schools often leads to future positions.

A dedicated school for young people aged two to nineteen with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties, they meet the needs of a range of young people in a variety of different ways including a sensory support service for children with hearing and visual impairment.
Some of the aims of the school are to develop lifelong learning, widen aspirations, empower families, maximise independence, nurture values of respect and friendship and extend creativity.
To be successful in the role you will have gained experience with pupils who may be on the Autistic Spectrum or who have profound and multiple leaning difficulties.

In addition you will:

• Hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in childcare
• Have a minimum of 6 months recent experience
• Be committed to making a real difference to the lives of pupils
• Be able to work independently, using your initiative
• Take direction to adapt and meet the needs of the team
• Be pro-active, enthusiastic, energetic and reliable

First Class Supply are genuinely independent supply teaching specialists, currently celebrating 12 hugely successful years in educational recruitment. We have an unrivalled, fantastic reputation for delivering an exceptional, personal service to our partner schools, teachers and support staff alike. The first to forge real partnerships with schools, we are proud that our company ethos to support our local community in real ways has proved truly beneficial. As part of our commitment to our teachers and support staff we offer free, ongoing CPD courses, as well as ongoing professional support by in-house educational industry professionals. We lead, where others follow.

First Class Supply have forged strong partnerships with schools in Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Tees Valley.

If you would like to learn more about us and join the largest independent supply teaching agency in the North East visit our website at www.firstclasssupply.co.uk. Alternatively, contact us on 0191 251 5566 to speak to one of our friendly team.

Applicants will attend a face-to-face interview, be expected to undergo reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure (if not currently held).

First Class Supply is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education.

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