Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Are you passionate about making a difference to children and young people who have additional needs? Can you provide caring and encouraging support to students in the classroom?
Your new company
Hays Education are proud to work with a school in South Leicestershire which caters for Primary and Secondary aged students with Profound and Severe needs including physical disabilities and complex learning needs.
The school are seeking a bank of Teaching Assistants who can provide day to day and longer term support across the school – part time and full time work available to fit around you!
Your new role
In this role, you will be required to provide crucial support to pupils with Profound and Severe Learning Difficulties. You will be required to support pupils during lessons as well as during meal times, breaks and outdoor play. You will support the class teacher to provide the best level of care and education to promote pupils learning and development. You may also need to provide personal care to pupils, for example help with toileting and feeding.
What you’ll need to succeed
For this role, you will have experience of working of working children and/or young people in some capacity (nursery/pre-school. school, youth work, respite care). You will have a good standard of literacy and numeracy. You will also need to have a caring and empathetic approach and work in the best interests of the pupils you are supporting. You will have good communication skills and be able to work as part of a wider team.
What you’ll get in return
This role offers you the opportunity to add to your current CV/experience as well as gaining further insight into the industry. You will also receive competitive rates of pay, holiday accrual, and a dedicated consultant. As a member of our team you will also receive access to 20+ wellbeing courses (including yoga and prioritisation), a comprehensive Safeguarding and Child Protection training package, as well as additional CPD courses such as Behaviour Management and Mastering Microsoft Teams.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.