Job title: SEN Teaching Assistant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Head Office
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Exeter, UK
Job published: 06-01-2022
Job ID: 47556
Contact name: Alex Moore
Contact email: alex@opus-abc.uk

Job Description

Opus Education are currently working exclusively with a large MAT and are are looking to appoint outstanding Teaching Assistant with experience of working with challenging/SEN pupils.

You will be providing support for students with Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties, Autism Spectrum Conditions and Specific Learning difficulties.

You will help students overcome their individual challenges by supporting them with underlying difficulties that may be leading to displays of frustration. The school has a carefully planned and bespoke curriculum, which includes social development as well as academic and vocational learning which allows students to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The staff at the school are highly supportive, and creativity is encouraged. The school has an excellent reputation for their investment in staff and career development opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to assess the individual learning needs of pupils
  • The ability to positively manage challenging behaviour
  • A positive attitude, the ability to empathise and a willingness to develop and learn on the job
  • Be calm, patient and caring approach to working with children
  • Experience working with pupils with ASD.
  • Experience teaching student on a 1:1 basis

The school can offer:

  • Excellent resources and learning facilities
  • A friendly and very supportive team of staff
  • Opportunities for Career and professional development

These are positions that will likely lead to permanent offers of employment following a successful temp to perm period.

If you would be interested in learning more please send an up to date cv detailing your skills and experiences or call the office on  01392322419 and ask to speak to Alex