Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1378352318-2
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Aquinas Education
  • Location: Tortington, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Primary School Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

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Salary: .50 per day

Job Type: Full-time or part time, Temporary Supply

Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in a primary school setting?

We are seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our inclusive primary school team on a temporary supply basis. This role is crucial in providing tailored support to children with a range of SEN requirements, ensuring they receive the support they need to thrive academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Learning: Assist in delivering individualised learning plans under the direction of the SENCO and class teachers.
  • Behaviour Management: Use effective strategies to manage behaviour and create a positive learning environment.
  • Personal Care: Provide personal care and support to children with additional needs, ensuring their well-being and dignity.
  • Communication: Work closely with teachers, parents, and external professionals to support the holistic development of each child.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to the varying needs and challenges presented by different SEN profiles.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues to promote inclusive practices and contribute to Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of progress and interventions, ensuring information is up-to-date and accessible.

Skills Required:

  • Empathy and Patience: A compassionate approach to supporting children with SEN, demonstrating patience and understanding.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication with children, colleagues, parents, and external professionals.
  • Adaptability: Ability to respond positively to challenges and adapt strategies to meet the changing needs of children with SEN.
  • Teamwork: Collaborative working style, supporting colleagues and contributing to the wider school community.
  • Resilience: The ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations, demonstrating resilience and determination.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: .50 per day, reflecting your skills and experience.
  • Temporary Supply Basis: Opportunity to work on a flexible temporary basis, supporting various classes and gaining valuable experience.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for professional development and progression within a supportive school environment.
  • Rewarding Role: Make a significant impact on the lives of children with SEN, supporting their educational and personal development.
  • Comprehensive Support: Access to resources and ongoing support to enhance your skills and effectiveness in the role.

Apply Now

If you are committed to supporting children with SEN and are looking to join a dedicated team in a nurturing school environment on a temporary supply basis, we encourage you to apply now. Your contribution will help create a positive and inclusive learning experience for all children in our school.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.