Job description

Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Scarborough
GSL Education are seeking to employ a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work with young pupils as soon as possible, until the end of the academic year.
The Job
To work at a Client SEN School in Scarborough, to appoint a flexible and highly adaptable SEN Teaching Assistant. You will be working within a class of 4-8 pupils, with at least one other Teaching Assistant and the Class Teacher to assist. Your job will be to support students with their academic and personal development, with lots of 1:1 and very small group work. The School day is 0850-1510 with 30 minutes for lunch. You will also be expected to assist with lunchtime cover for 30 minutes each day, encouraging positive and safe play. You will be working with young pupils with severe communication needs and profound and multiple needs needs, so you will ideally have experience of communicating with Makaton. 
The School
The School is for children aged 2-16 years old, with a range of Special Needs and Disabilities, with their aim to prepare students for the challenges of the 21stCentury. They have a positive behaviour reward scheme within School and aim to include all students in lessons, social activities and learning. The School have a strong pastoral structure built on a caring philosophy which nurtures positive relationships through high expectations and supported challenge. They work holistically to develop student’s resilience, mature behaviour, responsibility and independence.
To apply for the position of Special Needs Teaching Assistant in Scarborough, please call Kerry Fowler at GSL Education, or apply using the application link. Alternatively you can register via