We are currently recruiting for experienced teaching assistants to work in various SEN schools based in Caerphilly. These roles are day to day supply posts but can quickly lead to long term positions filling up your academic year.
With a range of disabilities within the schools such as Autism, Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, you will be required to have a flexible approach and have the ability to work with all ages from 3 – 19 years old. You may be required to work either one to one with pupils or to support the class as a whole.
We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated, positive, professional, able to use their own initiative and able to think quickly in challenging situations. As each day can be different, an adaptable and flexible approached is essential.
What we offer:
Competitive rates of pay
Exposure to schools in your area leading to permanent positions
Training on manual handling, physical intervention and learning difficulties will be provided
Teaching Assistant qualification or a minimum of 3 months similar experience
Registered with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) in the necessary category
Current DBS (registered with the Update Service)
Ability to build good relationships with both staff and pupils
Passionate about working with children
Be able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
Be committed and dedicated to working on supply
Adapt teaching methods and work to suit different age groups and abilities
Supply work is fast becoming the best way to gain long term or permanent positions as the schools can see your skills and attributes first hand. More frequently, Supply staff have the advantage at interview for long term roles as they usually have prior knowledge of the school ethos and pupil capabilities.
If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com.