Male SEN Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Five Education
Location
Bristol
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
28 Sep 2020
Ref
1721881121
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Five Education are working with a secondary school in Kingswood who require a Teaching Assistant to work with a young person 5 days a week.

This role is to work with a male student who requires some personal care, therefore we must have a male TA for this role. The student has some mobility needs but does not use a wheelchair. He needs guidance and support, as well as help with communication. Outstanding English and communication skills are essential to support him. You must be resilient and confident to deal with a pupil who has Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Responsibilities and duties
• Working with the teacher to help the pupil access the curriculum
• Helping to differentiate work
• Supporting the pupil's social and emotional development
• Developing a relationship with the pupil and their caregivers
• Helping the pupil to feel settled and comfortable in school
• Working with potential challenging behaviour and/ or complex needs

Essential Criteria
• A teaching assistant qualification (or similar - candidates with qualifications in education, youth/social work and counselling are welcome to apply)
• This role is to work with a male student who requires some personal care, therefore we must have a male TA for this role.
• Outstanding English and communication skills
• At least 12 months of recent teaching assistant or similar experience
• A background in supporting children with SEND
• Will have strong communication and empathy skills
• Will be flexible, adaptable and positive

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check, barred list check, reference checks, face-to-face interview and professional checks such as teacher's barred list.