SEMH Teaching Assistant. Job in Wandsworth Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312337627-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

My client provides an inclusive education that meets the diverse needs of all students. We are currently seeking a compassionate and skilled Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join a supportive team, helping to make a difference in the lives of children with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities in Wandsworth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support children with special educational needs (SEN) in their learning, both in mainstream classrooms and in special settings, as required.
  • Work closely with the SENCO and classroom teachers to implement tailored education plans (IEPs) that meet the individual needs of each student.
  • Provide emotional and behavioural support to children, fostering a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Assist with the development of students' social skills by facilitating inclusive activities.
  • Employ specific strategies and tools under the guidance of educational psychologists or other specialists to support students' learning.
  • Participate in training and development sessions to enhance your understanding of SEN practices and policies.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • NVQ Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or equivalent, is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs.
  • A compassionate, patient, and adaptable approach.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with students, parents, and professionals.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • A current Enhanced DBS check, registered with the Update Service, or willingness to undergo one.

We Offer:

  • A highly supportive and dedicated team.
  • Opportunities for professional development and specialized SEN training.
  • A competitive salary, reflective of experience and qualifications.
  • A rewarding role with the opportunity to make a significant impact on children's lives.

How to Apply:

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teacher Assistant in or for more information about the role, contact Matt Wienand on (phone number removed) (Option 3) / (url removed)