Teaching Assistant – Post 16 SEND Class

Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
£12.82 - £14.90 per hour + negotiable
Education, Education and Training, Further Education, Secondary School, SEND
Full Time

Job Title: Teaching Assistant – Post 16 SEND Class

Location: Bromsgrove

Salary: £12.82 – £14.90

Contract: Full-time, temporary

Are you a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding opportunity to work with young adults with diverse special educational needs? If so, we have an exciting position available in a Post 16 SEND class at a SEND school in Bromsgrove, where you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of their students. Although the job is Temporary, through Monarch Education to begin with. Most likely, you will be offered a permanent job at the end of the contract.

About the school:

The school is a reputable SEND school renowned for its commitment to providing high-quality education and support to young adults with a wide range of needs, including Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), and Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges. The school creates a supportive and inclusive environment where every student can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Teaching Assistant in one of their Post 16 SEND classes, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a small group of young adults who have diverse needs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating effectively with the class teacher and fellow Teaching Assistants to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment.
  • Providing one-on-one and group support to students with MLD, Down Syndrome, ASC, and SEMH needs.
  • Implementing and adapting teaching strategies and resources to meet the individual needs of each student.
  • Assisting with behaviour management, applying your skills to create a positive and respectful classroom atmosphere.
  • Building strong and nurturing relationships with students to promote their social and emotional well-being.
  • Supporting students in developing essential life skills and independence as they transition to adulthood.
  • Contributing to the assessment and monitoring of student progress.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is preferred.
  • Strong behaviour management skills and the ability to establish a positive and structured classroom environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build meaningful relationships with young adults.
  • A patient and empathetic approach to working with students with diverse needs.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
  • A relevant qualification in education or special educational needs is desirable.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive daily rate based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • £200 recommend a friend scheme*
  • Guaranteed Work Scheme
  • Help with CV writing
  • Safeguarding course paid for by us
  • DBS application fee refund after 12 days through Monarch
  • No hidden fees

If you are passionate about working with childrenw ho have SEND and are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of young people, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To apply, please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience.

Join us in shaping the future of the students and helping them discover their potential!

Your application will be subject to an enhanced child only DBS and two educational references, so it is essential that you have previous experience of working in an Education Setting.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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