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Are you a compassionate and patient individual who finds joy in working with students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) to positively impact their lives?

A unique opportunity awaits at a specialist school dedicated to providing day and residential support for young people with social, emotional, and mental health needs. The school is urgently seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join the team on a full-time basis (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm). In this role, you will play a crucial part in preparing students for life through person-centered academic and vocational study programs, fostering independent living with employment or further study.

Working collaboratively with our exceptional educational team, you will contribute to enhancing resilience, confidence, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and overall well-being in these remarkable children and young adults. The school caters to individuals aged 11-16 years and offers extensive grounds, including horticultural... areas, outdoor learning environments, a gym, digital studio, and science labs.

This is a term-time-only position with permanent opportunities available for the right candidate.

• Witness ongoing development in the students you work with.
• Opportunities for career progression and fully funded qualifications.
• On-site parking and free school meals.
• Team Teach training available.

Your Responsibilities
• Assist students during class, ensuring they stay on track.
• Collaborate with the class teacher to maintain a smoothly running class.
• Enable learners to access the curriculum effectively.
• Support the pastoral needs of the learners.
• Actively contribute to setting up the learning environment.
• Provide support to learners on a 1:1 basis and within small groups throughout various activities.
• Utilize your interests to engage learners in the educational process.

Ideal Candidate Skills And Capabilities
• Ability to work with learners facing various learning difficulties.
• Confidence to support group activities across different educational subjects.
• Own transport (desirable but not essential).
• Eligibility to work in the UK.
• NVQ Level 2 in Teaching and Learning is desirable but not essential.
• GCSE Maths and English or equivalent.

If you believe you have the skills and patience required for this role and aspire to start or develop your experience in the SEN field, this position is tailor-made for you. For more details, feel free to contact Arshad at 01293 527416 for an informative discussion about the role.

At Randstad Education, we prioritize the highest standards of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will undergo a thorough compliance process, including an enhanced DBS check.


Non Teaching


experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with autism spectrum disorders


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