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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (SEN Experience required)

Job Description

Dunbar are looking to recruit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant for a school in Biggleswade to start immediately with full-time hours.

This role requires the candidate to have experience in a SEN setting which can be in a mainstream or SEN school.

We would also require a minimum of 6 months experience as a Higher Level teaching Assistant or 6 plus months experience working in a SEN setting raising attainment and providing 1:1 interventions to the children.

The main duties of this position is:

  • Take a lead role in the provision of support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
  • Support students within all ability classrooms.
  • Provide 1:1 support and intervention where needed.
  • To work with the LSCO/ RSENCO and other teachers to develop and implement Pupil passports/ILPs/MSP.
  • To act as Key Worker for identified pupils, regularly liaising with parents and staff to ensure progress against Learning Plan targets

The requirements for a candidate to have is:

  • 6 months plus experience in a SEN setting and ideally as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant previously
  • DBS on the update service
  • Great knowledge and understanding of SEN and various needs
  • Ability to lead a class and support the children

The benefits to working in this school:

  • Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated who want to learn with less behavioural issues.
  • Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for pupils.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students.
  • A competitive salary, staff laptop and company pension programme.
  • Staff Referral scheme for OSG UK colleagues.
  • Career growth and support, with weekly CPD sessions
  • Our culture of respect and support from leadership, colleagues, students and parents creates a positive work environment and scheduled professional development time in work hours ensures you thrive.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who may be interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

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