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Teaching Assistant (SEN) – Runcorn, Runcorn - Halton

  • Location: Runcorn - Halton
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £61.50 - £65.00 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are looking to recruit experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to work in a local school that caters for children with a statement for complex special needs. This particular position is to work with the children who are on the Autistic Spectrum and are aged between 2 and 19 years of age.

You would be expected to undertake a specialist role, utilising relevant expertise to ensure that all students on the Autistic Spectrum are able to access the curriculum. These children have a wide range of individual needs and are therefore in a highly specialised provision. In order to help the students reach their full potential you will be required to support the implementation of strategies that will help them integrate into all aspects of school life.

An integral part of your role will be liaising with Key Workers, Teachers and relevant outside agencies / professionals and services. You would be involved in creating behavioral contracts that are student-centered with highly differentiated programs and visual timetables. You will be expected to identify and champion opportunities to develop successful social interaction and encourage peer support. By taking a lead role in assisting students to join in group and oral work you should will support students’ independence in all areas of life.

Job Specification

Job Specification

A large number of our jobs are within the ALN sector. We fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have the right experience and qualifications.

To work in an Additional Learning Needs (ALN) role you will need:

  • Ideally experience working in an ALN environment or from a care background
  • An excellent track record
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work short-term and long-term.

We are always looking for candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD).

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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