SEN Support Worker
- Reference: CYKM311
- Job Type: Full time
- Location: Rainham
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: Temporary role in first instance; opportunity to be considered for the permanent role.
- Working Hours: Monday - Friday (Part time may be considered)
- Holidays: Term Time Only (with additional holiday pay)
Support worker – to work with children with Complex Learning Disabilities in a class based setting.
We are working in Partnership with the Headteacher to recruit special needs teaching assistants with knowledge and experience of working with children with complex needs and autism.
Experience form a care or education background with transferable skills to work with SEN children would be considered
For this position:
Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of learning disabilities
Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils with Complex Learning Needs
Personal care with some students with complex needs
An interest, motivation and passion for working with special needs children and developing skills to facilitate this
Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
Calm, controlled and effective communication and relate well to all children and adults within the school
The ability to reflect on own behaviour to ensure teams are strong and working together to meet the needs of all pupils
Ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within this
A high level of professionalism and the ability to distinguish personal and professional boundaries in school related relationships both in and outside of the school
Level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent Qualifications in English and Maths
This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure and full compliance checks for working with children – ‘Safer Recruitment practices’.
If you are looking for a new role working in schools with special needs students we would be interested to discuss your application in more detail.