SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1222444902-2
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: DUNBAR EDUCATION
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £85.00 to £95.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant to join an Ofsted rated good primary school. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of pupils with special educational needs and contribute to their overall development.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to pupils with special educational needs, ensuring they have access to the curriculum and are able to fully participate in classroom activities.
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to implement EHCPS and adapt teaching materials to meet the unique needs of each pupil.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting a sense of belonging for all pupils.
  • Assist with the assessment of pupils' progress and contribute to the development of EHCPS.
  • Support pupils in developing essential life skills and promoting independence.
  • Effectively communicate with parents, teachers, and other professionals involved in the care and education of pupils with special educational needs.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualifications such as a Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience working with pupils with special educational needs, preferably in a school setting.
  • Understanding of various special educational needs, including but not limited to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and speech and language difficulties.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational development of pupils with special needs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for career progression and a permanent contract.
  • Ofsted rated good school.

If this position isnt quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who maybe interested, we offer 250 as a referral scheme.

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