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Trainee SEN Teacher/Teaching Assistant

Posted a month ago by @ Randstad Education

  • Guildford, Surrey
  • Permanent
  • free parking, onsite cafe, welcome bonus!
  • £23,000 P/Yr
  • Standard
  • Expires In 2 days

Have you got a keen interest in psychology and working with behaviour analysis?

Are you seeking a place within an inspiring team that not only supports your career progression but also empowers you to achieve qualifications while you work?

Do you want to inspire a love for education and SEN learners now and throughout their lives?

Join a dynamic team dedicated to unlocking the potential of every student - become an integral part of this SEN community.

This incredible school supports students from primary aged, all the way through to secondary, giving them support and continuity in a friendly and safe environment. The team is committed to nurturing the growth of students with Autism and other associated needs.

The school offers a wealth of opportunities and activities for it's students, outdoor educational areas, yoga rooms, an onsite gym, sensory spaces and state-of-the-art technology. In the spacious, sunny classrooms, you'll find a haven for learning, including personalised one-on-one teaching in a peaceful and secure setting.

The school is fully subscribed for the academic year and are on the lookout for individuals who radiate positivity, resilience, and care. When you become part of the team, you'll open the door to a wide array of training and growth opportunities, sending your career on an exciting new trajectory.

In addition to the rewarding nature of the role, the school offers an amazing range of benefits to support your personal and professional growth:

  • £1000 welcome bonus paid in full in the first month
  • Transport to/from Guildford Station if required
  • Part-time option available (3 or 4 days)
  • Regular salary progression based on completion of training
  • Rare career progression in an unqualified route - opportunities to move to a Lead Teacher and Class Supervisor role without the need for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Fully funded and supported training and continuing personal development program (based on the principles of behaviour analysis)
  • Wellness room stocked with tea, chocolate and biscuits!
  • 44 days holiday
  • Term-time only, no evenings or weekends
  • Free onsite parking
  • Your own dedicated and experienced consultant to guide you through the application process

As part of your role, you will:

  • Provide teaching and support to pupils with Autism, following individualised curriculums
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging lessons and activities, focusing on life skills
  • Support pupils' participation in trips, applying theory-based learning to practical situations
  • Provide behaviour based support to reduce behaviours that impact quality of life
  • Assist with personal care, encouraging pupils to maintain acceptable levels of hygiene (toileting, feeding)
  • Monitor pupil progress and ensure teaching is appropriate and effective for their needs
  • Assist with break time duties, including playground support and snack time

Desired skills and capabilities:

  • Minimum Grade C/4 or equivalent in English Language & Maths
  • Professional, personal, or voluntary experience working with children with disabilities
  • Comfortable working with children who exhibit challenging behaviour
  • Ability to provide support with personal/intimate care when required
  • Capacity to remain calm in high-pressure situations
  • Own means of transport desireable, due to location

If you are eager to learn more about this fabulous opportunity or would like to submit your application, don't hesitate to apply now! However, if this particular role isn't for you, we have an array of other positions that may also be of interest to you.

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Randstad Education upholds the highest standards of child safety and compliance. Therefore, successful candidates will undergo a thorough compliance process, including an enhanced DBS check.