SEN Teaching Assistant in Groby. Job in Leicester Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312341767-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: GSL Education - Leicester
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has come up for an experienced, SEN Teaching Assistant to join a thriving team at a Primary school based in Groby.

The school are looking to appoint a passionate Teaching Assistant, who has experience working with children on a 1:1 basis with special educational needs. You will be joining a supportive team at a lovely mainstream Primary School, who truly invest in their staff and their continued professional development priorities.

The qualifying Teaching Assistant will have strong knowledge and understanding of working with children with social and separation anxieties. Therefore, you must be able to provide a consistent, nurturing environment for your assigned pupil in this role and be able to establish strong relationships.

This is a full-time position ideally to start as soon as possible.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning of your 1:1 pupil.
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas.


You will need to have:

  • Evidence of working with challenging behaviour.
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

If this is a role that sounds suitable to you, please apply today or get in touch as soon as possible.

GSL Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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