Teaching Assistants- Birmingham- ASAP start

Academics Ltd
55.00 - 80.00 GBP Daily + GBP55 - GBP80/day
27 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Teaching Assistants - Birmingham - ASAP - Daily Supply

Academics are currently recruiting resilient and caring special needs teaching assistants for a range of special needs schools in the Birmingham area. This role is to commence ASAP for daily supply.

You will be supporting children with a range of special needs including Autism (ASD), Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), Emotional Behaviour Disorder (EBD), Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Moderate learning difficulties (MLD), Speech and Language difficulties (SpLD), Hearing impairments (HI) and Visual impairments (VI). You will help to ensure pupils in different age groups access the curriculum and make progression.

To be an ideal candidate for this role, you will need to be empathetic, calm and patient. Strong communication skills are also important in order to ease the process for the pupil. As well as being challenging, this role will also prove to be rewarding as you will be able to play an active role in making a difference in the students' progress.


Supporting pupils in the classroom and around the school environment
On occasion, providing personal care for the students
Strong knowledge of behaviour management
Experience working in similar environments
Available to start work ASAP
CACHE Level 2 or higher qualification or equivalent
Valid DBS or willingness to obtain one Desirable:

Team teach trained or equivalent behaviour management certificate
Makaton/BSL trained or experience of using it in practise
PECS trained/experienced
Knowledge/experience of a sensory curriculum
Knowledge/experience of a structured curriculum such as TEACCH
Manual Handling training
Experience of supporting SEN pupils such as ASD, SEMH, EBD, PMLD, SLD, MLD, SpLD, HI and/or VIThe schools are in close proximity to Erdington, Sparkhill, Stechford, Saltley, Alum Rock, Kings Heath and Solihull.

So if you can get to these areas quite easily, you are looking to do daily supply to ensure a work life balance and you've got SEN experience. Please apply today!

Please apply today to register your interest for this role or to find out more information, please call Katie for an informal discussion on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).

We offer competitive rates of pay, in many cases above industry standard and you will receive continued support from your experienced personal consultant.

We also run a refer a friend scheme whereby you will receive GBP100 for any member of staff who you recommend to us who then registers and works 20 days for us.

Academics are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect every candidate to share this commitment. Assignments are subject to safeguarding and child protection screening in line with DfE polices, including right to work, employment history and enhanced DBS checks