Top Job Special Support Assistant

Special Support Assistant

  • Employer - Percy Hedley Foundation
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Northern Counties School
  • Location: - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - £14,220.38 - £16,259.75 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Sunday, 18 November 2018

Job Description

The Percy Hedley Foundation provides services for a range of young people and adults with physical disabilities and other associated difficulties. In our schools specialist teachers, therapists and special support assistants provide an integrated approach to working with children who have difficulties including cerebral palsy, sensory impairment, ASD and associated behavioural difficulties, and profound and multiple learning difficulties.

The main role of the SSA is to work as part of a team as directed by the class teacher or therapist, to support children's care and learning. Good communication and organisation skills are essential. Experience of behaviour management, knowledge of deafness and British Sign Language or experience of integrated work with children or adults with PMLD would be an advantage. The successful candidates will receive extensive support and continued professional development opportunities.

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

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Interview information

Thursday 4th October 2018

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