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SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 19 days ago

  • Cheadle, Greater Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £17,956 to £18,704 /Yr
  • Sponsored
  • Expires In 9 days

SEN Teaching Assistant - Cheadle - �17,956 to �18,704
(Salary varies dependent on experience)
Search is recruiting for a SEN teaching assistant to join an Ofsted 'outstanding' school based in a in Cheadle.
You will be providing education and care for children and young people with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairments, communication disorders and autism.
The site is part way through an amazing transformation with state-of-the-art facilities being built. Following the construction of a residential village of 17 homes in 2015 and a world class school that opened in February 2023 they are embarking on the next phase of development with a new college and inclusive sports and wellbeing facilities, set to be delivered in 2025.
In these active roles you will work on a one-to-one basis supporting the day-to-day learning of the pupils and providing any other support they may require through the day such as personal care, communication and leisure activities. Some students may present challenging behaviour, so similar experience is advantageous but not essential as training is provided, so all candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment. These are physically demanding roles with a requirement to keep up with the active students who may like to run, use our adapted bikes and go in the swimming pool, so if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role where you can make a real difference every day and you share our values then we'd like to hear from you!
* GCSE English and Maths (grade A-C) or level 2 literacy and numeracy
* Experience supporting children and young people with complex health needs preferred.
* Caring nature with a passion for supporting children with complex needs and enhancing their learning and development.
Support and benefits
All new starters are supported with a 2-week induction and ongoing training. Development is also promoted through appraisals and supervisions and career progression and development is encouraged throughout the business.
Other benefits include:
* A generous annual leave entitlement (5.4 weeks per year as school holidays)
* A comprehensive health and wellbeing provision including Employee Assistance, wellbeing programmes and Occupational Health
* Retail, food and leisure discount card
* Life Assurance
* Choice of pension scheme
* Use of the on-site gym and swimming pool
* Free on-site parking
* Cycle scheme
* Paid DBS
If this vacancy is of interest to you, or if you may know somebody suitable, please reach out to (url removed) or alternatively give us a ring at (phone number removed).

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