Overview

Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Meldreth, Nr Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £10.04- £11.36ph per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Hours: Full time – 40 hrs per week, Mon – Fri. Term time only

We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to join an SEN provision in Meldreth near Royston, supporting young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Our exceptional client has a children’s home and school that is based in Meldreth near Royston. The provision provides education, care and therapeutic support for children and young people aged 9-19 years with severe and profound communication difficulties associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, autism, brain injury and degenerative disorders.

Sitting on a vast site, our client has some exceptional facilities such as a new hydrotherapy pool, café and hub, rebound room, art and music rooms, landscaped gardens and so much more.

Banding together as a family, this company continually strives to exceed expectations and to help staff grow and flourish both personally and professionally.

Role:

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You will be crucial in supporting students with their learning, development and progress in all areas of the curriculum within a range of learning contexts including the classroom, the local environment and within the community

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Helping young people with a range of needs, including PMLD, complex medical conditions and autism to achieve their educational and personal goals

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Supporting an environment that fosters equality, diversity and the rights of all young people to be seen as learners and be treated with respect

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Placing an emphasis on support and empowerment of young people

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Developing a greater understanding of disability issues and the values of Aurora and demonstrating these in the work

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Providing high quality support in all aspects of the work

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The role may require participation in physical intervention and personal care routines

Experience / qualifications:

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To be willing and able to work towards getting any relevant qualifications, attending training and to take responsibility for your own development.

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Be able to adapt your communication style and be able to develop skills to suit the needs of the children and young people you are working with

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Be able and willing to support students in the water during swimming or hydrotherapy activities

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Able to work supportively as a team member and confidentially when working independently, within a range of settings

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Able to understand, interpret and deliver effective education and care and support plans based on a needs led approach

Benefits:

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Life assurance

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Pension plan

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Perk Box- offering high street discounts

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Employee assistance programme

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Bike to work scheme

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Car lease scheme

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Fully funded training and qualifications