Special Needs Teaching Assistant. Job in Chorley Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1232595429-2
  • Date Posted: 7 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Salary: £85.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Special educational needs teaching assistant

Veritas Education are currently working with a fantastic SEN school in Chorley, who are looking to recruit a teaching assistant who has some experience working with ASD/ Autism. Please see further details of the role below.

Hours: 8:45am till 3:45pm

Purpose of Job

  • To promote pupils' self-belief, social inclusion and high self-esteem
  • To ensure that pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment.
  • To provide for the social and welfare needs of the pupils within the school.
  • To support pupils who have emotional or social barriers to learning.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support pupils to make good academic progress, under the direction of the teacher and Inclusion leader
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Under the direction of the Inclusion Leader, implement group or 1:1 interventions to support pupils who have emotional or social barriers to learning
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
  • Attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Understand Individual Education Plans & Behaviour Support Plans and assist to implement these, under the guidance of the teacher

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable:

  • Good literacy skills - GCSE Grade C or above in English Language; Level 2 English or above; or equivalent
  • Good numeracy skills- GCSE Grade C or above in Maths; Level 2 Maths or above; or equivalent

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Understanding how pupils learn and develop
  • Effective use of technology to support learning
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to motivate pupils
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

If you are interested in this role please apply ASAP or call Liam if you have any further questions on (phone number removed).

All pay rates that are offered will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. Our working opportunities include temporary positions, permanent contracts and ad-hoc supply.

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'