Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: PSROC1505
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Rochester
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm or 9.00am to 3.00pm would be considered to parents doing school runs.
  • Holidays: Term Time Only (with additional holiday pay)
Job Description:

Working in partnership with the Head Teacher of a school based in Rochester looking to recruit a Special Needs Teaching Assistant with a passion to work with students that have various Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia, Mental Health and ASD.

A school or care background will be considered if you have experience with Learning Disabilities.

  • Knowledge or an understanding of Autism, Mental Health and Dyslexia would be an advantage
  • 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
  • Previous experience working with learning disabilities in a classroom based setting or care setting is desirable
  • Working alongside the teacher to be a role model and guide, to motivate and enable all students to achieve.

For this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role it is ideal if you are:

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

A full training programme is in place for continued CPD.

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

If you feel you are suitable for this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role, please Apply NOW or call us for further information.

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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