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Attachment Disorder 1-1 Teaching Assistant - Cheltenham - Gloucestershire - Role: SEND TA Jobs
Axcis are pleased to be working with a mainstream primary school on the outskirts of Swindon who are looking to recruit someone experienced in working with children with social, emotional and mental health needs. You will be working 1-1 with a key stage 2 child with attachment disorder, the child is 10 years old. You will need to be able to establish a good working relationship with the child very quickly. The child has had a difficult home life and they have been let down many times. You must have a calm nature and ability to de-escalate situations.
The child exhibits challenging behaviour so resilience is a must. The role is full time, starting in September and will run till the end of the academic year with potential to go on for longer for the right person. The right candidate will be an inventive and positive TA who has a proactive attitude and will be calm and unfazed by difficult situations. You will be a positive role model and will have a chance to make a real difference to a child's life.
The child attends art therapy and the school uses therapeutic approaches such as thrive to help pupils with social emotional and mental health needs to become confident and happy young people who are capable of regulating their emotions and contributing positively to society. The school is popular with all our staff that wrok there, it is extremely welcoming, has a fantastic support structure and offers excellent resources. We are looking for someone who is unfazed by challenging behaviour and those trained in Team Teach and MAPA would be at an advantage. The child needs a positive role model and the right candidate will be resilient, empathetic and understanding.
Axcis Education is a specialist recruiter for special needs education. Established in July 2001, we are now recognised as the foremost supplier of quality SEND teaching and, support staff in the UK. As sponsors of the National Autistic Society and other notable SEND organisations, Axcis takes it duty of care to the profession seriously and we do our best to find only the best staff for the schools we work with. Please get in touch if the job sounds like something you've been looking for.
This is a temporary position.
If you are interested, then please contact Charise Clarke at Axcis Education on 0117 373 6127.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.
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CONTACT: Charise Clarke
TELEPHONE: 0117 373 6127