SEND Teaching assistant - to work with complex students

Apex Education Recruitment
Up to £10,000
15 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
RECRUITING: SEND Teaching Assistant - to work with complex students

Temporary - opportunity to become permanent for the right person

Start Date: 28 September 2020; 30 hours per week, Term Time Only

We are working in Partnership with the Headteacher to recruit a special needs teaching assistants with knowledge and experience of working with children with complex needs and autism.

Looking to recruit suitably qualified and passionate Teaching Assistantto support pupils in mixed-age specialist classes. A first aid qualification would be desirable but not essential. The school is firmly committed to the development of its staff and for the right candidate.

A Teaching Assistant will have:
  • Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of abilities
  • A general understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils with Complex Learning Needs
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with special needs children and developing skills to facilitate this
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Calm, controlled and effective communication and relate well to all children and adults within the school
  • The ability to reflect on own behaviour to ensure teams are strong and working together to meet the needs of all pupils
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within this
  • A high level of professionalism and the ability to distinguish personal and professional boundaries in school related relationships both in and outside of the school
  • Level 2 (GCSE) Qualifications in English and Maths
  • An aptitude for understanding and/or working knowledge of specialist ICT software (Clicker 6, Communicate In Print, MS Office, 2 Simple, Active Inspire/Smartboard) to support pupil’s learning would be desirable
  • Be willing to develop a full working knowledge, understanding and adherence to relevant school polices, practice and procedures

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS and full vetting and safeguard procedures.

If you are looking for a new role working in schools with special needs students we would be interested to discuss your application in more detail.

Please call to discuss your application or apply with a CV and a covering letter.

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