SEND Teaching Assistant - Gateshead

Posted 18 April 2024
Salary £99 - £114 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameBethany Greenwood-Fox

Job description

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant
Location: Gateshead
Contract Type: Long Term

Leader Education are recruiting an Teaching Assistant to work at a SEND school based in Gateshead. The ideal candidate will be passionate about education, be able to communicate effectively, as well as having experience working in a transferable role i.e. health care or nursery practitioner. Any exposure to working with children who have ASD is desirable. The school caters for students aged 2-19 years.

This school is a nurturing, educational and therapeutic community. They pride themselves on having a positive and welcoming atmosphere. Most of their students have severe learning difficulties, many complex or profound needs.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4.30pm and is a long-term position, upon a successful trial.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • A good knowledge on EHCP's.
  • The ability to assist in lessons and activities.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Understanding of the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • The ability to support the pupil in accessing the curriculum and participating in classroom activities.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support.
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience, qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.