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Teaching Assistant with SEN Experience needed job vacancy in Taunton

Job type:
£55 to £65 per day
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Teaching Assistant with SEN Experience needed job vacancy in Taunton, Temporary position

ITN Mark Education is working with several SEND schools in Somerset that are constantly seeking positive and enthusiastic Learning Support assistants. We are currently looking for LSAs and TAs with experience of working with students with PMLD, ASD and EBD.

Successful applicants must have:

  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • SEN experience
  • A patient and caring personality being able to handle stressful situations calmly
  • Commitment to learning and development of pupils
  • Flexibility, providing support where needed and working alongside staff to gain a full understanding of students needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effectively communicate with staff, parents and students

Duties will include:

  • Assisting children in gaining independence within the classroom and playground.
  • Working with individuals and groups during the day, actively supporting their learning experiences.
  • To undertake duties as directed by the teacher and the head teachers.
  • There may be an aspect of personal care.

Desirable qualifications are:

  • Team Teach training
  • Experience in PECs, Makaton or other forms of non-verbal communication
  • Cache Level 3 or equivalent

What's on offer: In return you will receive

  • highly competitive daily pay rates
  • Continuing professional development
  • Experienced education recruitment specialists providing expert career guidance.
  • Recommend a friend reward system
  • Many of our staff doing day to day supply do gain long term employment through these schools after creating a great first impression.

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.