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SEN Teaching Assistant

Contact Information: careers@kedlestongroup.com
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £17,500 to £19,000
Date Posted: 13/01/2020
Closing Date: 24-01-20
Job Type: temporary
Setting: Olsen House Liverpool
Job Description: No Qualifications

We are currently looking to recruit passionate and experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join our team in Olsen House School, Liverpool. The school supports pupils with social and emotional difficulties, those who need extra support to engage in education and pupils with autism. The Teaching Assistant will become part of a team that specialises in delivering curriculum designed to meet individual needs and give our students the best possible educational outcomes.

At Olsen House our students benefit from our unique, bespoke creative curriculum with strategic support from multidisciplinary teams of therapists, and we are looking for the next member of our teaching team to enhance their learning experience.

Due to the needs of our Young People experience of working with autistic / SEN students is essential.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom
  • To provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils and the classroom
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

Person Specification (Essential):

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people with autism
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

In return for your hard work and commitment to the role Kedleston will offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
  • The support to progress in your career
  • If you have a positive attitude, a good sense of humour and are passionate about working with Young People then we would love to hear from you.

Olsen House School is part of the Kedleston Group Ltd, which is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support.

The Kedleston Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Fixed Term Contract - July 2020

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