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SEN Teaching Assistant – Cambridge

Are you looking to make a career change for 2023?

Are you looking for a new challenge within the education or mental health sectors?

Are you looking to gain training and qualifications whilst working?

A highly regarded SEN school just outside of Cambridge is looking for positive and empathetic individuals to join their team. The school caters for children aged between 5 and 19 years old, with complex and severe learning difficulties, who are on the Autistic Spectrum.

You don’t need SEN experience to apply. You do need empathy and compassion, physical and mental resilience and the drive to make a real difference to the lives of our young people.

Benefits offered:

-Permanent position with the school

-Team Teach positive behaviour support training

-Excellent career progression opportunities

-Free hot lunch during term time

-Generous pension scheme

-Free on-site parking

-Employee assistance service (confidential, professional wellbeing and counselling 24/7 service)

-Leisure Centre discount on gym, swim and fitness classes

The role involves:

-Supporting pupils 1 to 1 in a small class setting

-To support the general wellbeing of students within the structure of the school

-To ensure that students are managed in accordance with school expectations during their time at school

-To liaise with teachers, care staff, and Parents creating an effective team sharing knowledge and information

-To play a leading role in the management of resources within the designated teaching area

– Some personal care may be required

Key skills and requirements:

-Minimum Grade C or equivalent, in English Language & Maths

-Literacy and Numeracy Skills: you will need to support the students in their learning and be able to read, understand and complete medication forms, risk assessments and student reports and records.

-Common Sense: you will need work in a team and dynamically risk assess challenging situations to keep yourself and others safe.

-Communication skills: you need to be able to communicate effectively with children, families and professionals.

-Patience: you will need to adapt to the pace of each individual young person and be able to remain calm when faced with anxious, emotional or frustrated behaviours, some of which would be deemed unacceptable elsewhere.

Benefits for working with Randstad:

-Dedicated consultants with experience working in the education sector

-Continuous support and guidance throughout your whole journey to help you reach your goal

-Salary negotiation support

-Market advice

-Exclusive jobs

-Matching you with the job opportunity that you are looking for

-Advice and feedback on your current CV from education professionals

Start the new year with a new role and apply now for an interview!

For more information about this role or to apply, please contact Jonathan Gash on 01223368836 or email jonathan.gash@randstadeducation.co.uk

If this isn’t the right role for you, we have an array of positions across Cambridge and Suffolk which may also be of interest to you. If you know someone who would be interested, please pass along their contact details as you could earn £300 in Love2Shop vouchers!

SEN Teaching Assistant – Cambridge

Are you looking to make a career change for 2023?

Are you looking for a new challenge within the education or mental health sectors?

Are you looking to gain training and qualifications whilst working?

A highly regarded SEN school just outside of Cambridge is looking for positive and empathetic individuals to join their team. The school caters for children aged between 5 and 19 years old, with complex and severe learning difficulties, who are on the Autistic Spectrum.

You don’t need SEN experience to apply. You do need empathy and compassion, physical and mental resilience and the drive to make a real difference to the lives of our young people.

Benefits offered:

-Permanent position with the school

-Team Teach positive behaviour support training

-Excellent career progression opportunities

-Free hot lunch during term time

-Generous pension scheme

-Free on-site parking

-Employee assistance service (confidential, professional wellbeing and counselling 24/7 service)

-Leisure Centre discount on gym, swim and fitness classes

The role involves:

-Supporting pupils 1 to 1 in a small class setting

-To support the general wellbeing of students within the structure of the school

-To ensure that students are managed in accordance with school expectations during their time at school

-To liaise with teachers, care staff, and Parents creating an effective team sharing knowledge and information

-To play a leading role in the management of resources within the designated teaching area

– Some personal care may be required

Key skills and requirements:

-Minimum Grade C or equivalent, in English Language & Maths

-Literacy and Numeracy Skills: you will need to support the students in their learning and be able to read, understand and complete medication forms, risk assessments and student reports and records.

-Common Sense: you will need work in a team and dynamically risk assess challenging situations to keep yourself and others safe.

-Communication skills: you need to be able to communicate effectively with children, families and professionals.

-Patience: you will need to adapt to the pace of each individual young person and be able to remain calm when faced with anxious, emotional or frustrated behaviours, some of which would be deemed unacceptable elsewhere.

Benefits for working with Randstad:

-Dedicated consultants with experience working in the education sector

-Continuous support and guidance throughout your whole journey to help you reach your goal

-Salary negotiation support

-Market advice

-Exclusive jobs

-Matching you with the job opportunity that you are looking for

-Advice and feedback on your current CV from education professionals

Start the new year with a new role and apply now for an interview!

For more information about this role or to apply, please contact Jonathan Gash on 01223368836 or email jonathan.gash@randstadeducation.co.uk

If this isn’t the right role for you, we have an array of positions across Cambridge and Suffolk which may also be of interest to you. If you know someone who would be interested, please pass along their contact details as you could earn £300 in Love2Shop vouchers!

  • experience

    Non Teaching

  • skills

    background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management

  • education

    high school

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