We are currently looking for experienced, outstanding teaching assistants to work in a Specialist Setting in Leeds from September.
The Setting caters for pupils with a wide range of needs including moderate, severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. In its most recent inspection, the School was graded as Good by OFSTED. Due to the specific needs of the pupils the Teaching Assistant should have an understanding of how to cater for young people with various needs.
These are 1:1 roles working with students who have complex and profound needs and disabilities therefore we are looking for people who have experience peg-feeding, using hoists and ideally have moving and handling training. The ideal candidate would be nurturing and able to create a positive and calm environment.
The ideal Teaching Assistant will have:
· Experience working with individuals with SEN in any capacity
· Experience working within a Care or Residential Sector
· Experience or knowledge of PEG feedingThese are full time roles, initially on a temporary contract until the Christmas break with the opportunity to them take up permanent employment with the school and go onto their contract.
Experience working with non-verbal students and using educational tools such as Makaton and PECs would also be beneficial, but we do offer these courses amongst other CPD opportunities.
All candidates must be able to provide references from the most recent employment and be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
If you are interested in this role please APPLY NOW or call us in branch for any further information.
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.
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