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The Staff Room is the region's only specialist Primary supply teaching agency, covering Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.

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Do you have experience supporting children in a childcare environment?

The Staff Room are looking for teaching assistants with special educational needs (SEN) experience to join our growing support staff team.

As an SEN teaching support assistant you will be expected to assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, SENCO and class teacher to ensure a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of 3 months experience working within a childcare environment supporting children with SEN
  • Have GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent)
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the diverse needs of young SEN children and the ways in which children develop and learn
  • It is essential that you can demonstrate that you have worked with an SEN child or group of children within a childcare setting
  • It is desirable for SEN TA candidates applying to have Team Teach training.
  • You will be working in a variety of different settings including a 1:1 basis with a child or a group of children with SEN.
  • You will need to satisfactorily complete all safeguarding checks to include DBS, children’s barred list, and professional references (at least 1x reference MUST be from a childcare related employment which will be able to confirm your experience working within an SEN setting and must be able to comment on safeguarding over a minimum period of 3 months)

All candidates must be energetic, motivated, with a commitment to show patience, adaptability and responsibility throughout the duration of your assignment. You must show initiative and the ability to work confidently on your own as well as being able to work as part of a large team.

What can The Staff Room Offer You..?

  • Day to day assignments, giving you complete flexibility. If you love working with children and want a better work-life balance, day to day supply work may be just the right thing for you
  • Short to long-term assignments, ranging from 1week to 3 terms.  Regular work, either full or part time providing a long-term guaranteed income
  • Permanent opportunities may become available subject to availability

Just a few great reasons to join The Staff Room team:

  •     The regions fastest growing teaching supply agency
  •     The areas only specialist primary teaching supply agency
  •     The best rates of pay in the area
  •     Immediate work
  •     Choice of assignments to suit your availability
  •     A friendly, professional and supportive service
  •     Your own dedicated consultant available 7 days a week
  •     Variety of different schools, local to you
  •     Ongoing CPD training to include free ‘Safeguarding in Education’ training course

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