Teaching Assistant - Special Educational Needs

About The Role TEACHING ASSISTANT - SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS - ACACIA HALL SCHOOL We are recruiting for Teaching Assistants to join our Education Team at our upper school, Acacia Hall, in the village of Friesthorpe near Lincoln LN3. About the position: As a Teaching Assistant for older children with autism and severe learning disabilities, you will be key in helping young people with complex needs in an educational setting. As a Teaching Assistant, this is a challenging role, but the rewards are incomparable to any other job. You will be working in an environment where the little things that you do every day as a Teaching Assistant could have life-changing results. Your ambition for the young people you support will help them take steps to fulfilling their potential. What will you be doing?
• Supporting children with Special Educational Needs with their learning activities and helping with their social and emotional development
• Helping with the care and support of the children
• Contributing to the health and well-being of the children About The Candidate What experience and qualifications do you need? Ideally you will have a Teaching Assistant qualification or experience in working in a similar role, but more importantly you will have:
• A passion for supporting children
• Motivation by seeing the progression and development of others
• High expectations of our children, your colleagues and yourself
• A willingness to 'go the extra mile'
• A sense of humour
• The ability to remain calm in testing situations and able to come back the next day and do it all again with a smile. What will you get in return?
• Small class sizes
• A supportive team around you who will be ambitious for the school, the pupils and you
• Professional development and ongoing training
• Pension
• Life assurance
• A beautiful school and grounds to work within.
• Full funded DBS checks About Kisimul Group Kisimul Group Ltd are a group of independent specialist schools and adult provisions providing exceptional residential care and award-winning education to children, young people and adults with a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder, severe and complex learning difficulties, global development delay and associated challenging behaviour. Kisimul is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Kisimul is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all. All applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check. Kisimul Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92032257

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