SEN Learning Assistant

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Up to £24336 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameLaura Hulin

Job description

Start your rewarding career in a SEN school,where you can provide support and guidance and make a positive impact to the lives of children and young people. Join a well-established children's residential and educational provider that provides exceptional care. Location: Cranleigh Salary: Up to Up to £24,336 FTE plus £1000 bonus

Please do not apply if you need sponsorship. To apply for this role you must have residence and right to work within the UK

Charles Hunter Associates are a specialist recruitment consultancy, established for 13 years. I work within in the South of England and work closely with you to help find the most suitable role

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children and young people, in a residential care setting is desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Resilience, patience and the ability to stay calm.
  • A commitment to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Flexibility to work on a shift basis, including weekends and evenings.
  • A compassionate and caring nature, with a genuine interest in the well-being and development of children and young people.
  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years (due to legislative requirements).

Salary and Benefits for the Teaching Assistant

  • Salary of £24,336 (FTE)
  • £1000 joining bonus
  • A Fully funded and national accredited Teaching Assistant Qualification
  • Life Assurance and Medical Cashplan
  • Monday to Friday working hours only - 8am - 4.00pm - no weekends, evenings or sleep ins!
  • No experience necessary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities for all staff
  • Free hot lunches
  • Free Parking
  • Term time only!

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the students in their learning and reading
  • Read, understand and complete medication forms, risk assessments and student reports and records.
  • Work in a team and dynamically risk assess challenging situations to keep yourself and others safe.
  • Communicate effectively with children, families and professionals.
  • 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.

If you are looking for your next exciting and rewarding career, then apply to Laura, I can answer any questions and fast track your application to my client.