SEND Teaching Assistant - Doncaster

  • Job Reference: 1382376970-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Career Teachers
  • Location: Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

SEND Teaching Assistant - Primary School, Doncaster

Position: SEND Teaching Assistant
Location: Primary School, Doncaster
Start Date: September 2024
Contract: Full Time for the Academic Year
Salary: 85- 100 per day

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEND Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant primary school in Doncaster from September 2024. This full-time position is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Job Role and Responsibilities

Support Learning: Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the class teacher and SEND coordinator.
Individualized Attention: Work with individual children and small groups to ensure they reach their full potential, providing tailored support to meet their specific needs.
Classroom Assistance: Help prepare and maintain a purposeful, orderly, and supportive environment for learning.
Behavior Management: Support the management of pupil behavior, encouraging and promoting positive behaviors.
Communication: Liaise with parents, teachers, and other professionals to ensure effective communication and a consistent approach to each child's development.
Documentation: Maintain accurate records of pupil progress and any issues that arise, contributing to the development and implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs).

Skills and Experience Required

Experience: Previous experience working with children with SEND is essential.
Knowledge: A good understanding of various special educational needs and strategies to support them.
Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in education or child care are advantageous but not essential if the candidate has substantial experience.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact positively with children, parents, and staff.
Patience and Empathy: A caring and patient demeanor, with the ability to build positive relationships with children.
Team Player: Ability to work effectively as part of a team, showing flexibility and a willingness to adapt.
Organizational Skills: Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

If you are passionate about supporting children with special educational needs and want to make a positive impact on their educational journey, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter .

Deadline for Applications: Friday 19th July


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.