SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: PSRA2601
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Start Date: To start 17th April - after the Easter Break
  • Duration: Temporary role in first instance; opportunity to be considered for the permanent role.
  • Working Hours: 30hrs per week Monday - Friday
  • Holidays: Term Time Only (with additional holiday pay)
Job Description:

SEND Teaching Assistant required to support children & young adults for a school in the Havering area.

Working in Partnership with the Headteacher to recruit SEND Teaching Assistants with knowledge and experience of working with children and young adults with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs.

Experience from a care background with transferrable skills to work with SEN children would be considered.

SEND Teaching Assistant would ideally have :

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children or young adults with a wide range of abilities
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with Complex Learning Needs
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with Special Needs Children and developing skills to facilitate this
  • The ability to reflect on own behaviour to ensure teams are strong and working together to meet the needs of all pupils
  • 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) Qualifications in English and Maths
  • Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant/SEND or Care qualification

If you are interested in this SEN Teaching Assistant role, please call us for a discussion or apply with your CV and a covering letter.

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

We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. We adhere to ‘Safer Recruitment of Children’ guidance and all staff are fully trained. All potential candidates will undergo rigorous compliance checks to ensure their suitability prior to any work offer.

Apex Education Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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