Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: AYME311
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Rochester
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Bank to start with a view to a permanent contract
  • Working Hours: 8.30am - 3.45pm
  • Holidays: Term time only - Hourly rate plus holiday pay
Job Description:

In partnership with the Headteacher we are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work with students with a range of learning disabilities; complex needs, autism and learning disabilities.

A school or care background will be considered if you have experience with learning disabilities

  • A good understanding of working with learning disabilities
  • Most students have limited verbal communication, experience of PECs, BSL and/or Makaton would be an advantage
  • Undertake personal care of some students who have complex needs; hoists are in every class
  • Working 1:1 and in small groups to provide personal support to learners.
  • To be willing to work across all key stages 1-5
  • You will ensure all students can thrive and fully develop their social, cognitive and emotional skills
  • Be able to actively promote and assist safe learning
  • Working alongside the teacher to be a role model and guide, to motivate and enable all students to achieve.

For this SEND Teaching Assistant position it is ideal if you are:

  • Qualified with a relevant Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant certification and/or SEND qualifications.
  • Good understanding of supporting learning and triggers to provide development and growth

This post is subject to full compliance for working with children including enhanced DBS and other safeguarding procedures.

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