SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: 2806SENPS
  • Job Type: Part time
  • Location: Rainham
  • Start Date: To start ASAP, for the ideal candidate this could continue into the new academic year - SEPTEMBER 2024
  • Working Hours: Part Time - Thursday & Friday
  • Holidays: Term Time Only
Job Description:

SEN Teaching Assistant – To work with teenagers that have Complex Learning Needs based in Rainham, Essex.

Teenagers with SEN needs require more trained and knowledgeable staff to support their needs. Do you feel you have the skills to make a difference to a SEN teenagers life?

If you feel you can help a special needs teenager to:

  • Learn new things but most of the time this is difficult for us.
  • Not always able to vocalise how we feel and find it hard to communicate with people.
  • Enjoy communicating with signs, pictures, or motions.
  • May need assistance with personal care
  • Our vision and hearing may well be impaired, someone who has patience
  • May need help with our mobility.

We hope you have the below attributes to help make a difference in a child’s education.

  • Be Kind, Caring and Hard-working and have plenty of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Be Proactive with our 1-1 learning, tasks, and activities in and outside the classroom.
  • Actively seek out suitable learning opportunities for us.
  • Have a ‘Can do’ attitude to help us create the best conditions for teaching us new things.
  • Good communication and listening skills and a knowledge of PECS & Makaton to help us communicate with our friends.
  • Recognise potential which will need to be encouraged and supported.
  • Can understand any triggers and traits and help us manage them.
  • Work as part of a team in class and help build upon your existing knowledge.
  • Willingness to learn new skills & new tasks.
  • Open to training courses to aid with a further understanding of our needs.

If you would like to be considered for this support staff role, please CALL or APPLY with a 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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