Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: 0407RAPS
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Location: Upminster
  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Working Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Holidays: Term Time Only (with additional holiday pay)
Job Description:

Recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant with the passion, professionalism and skills to support students with a wide range of complex needs. The students from 5 – 16 years have a range of physical, mental and SEN diversities, are both verbal and non-verbal.

If you feel you can nurture a special needs child to flourish, please consider applying

The students want to:

Learn new things but most of the time this is difficult and need support
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 Special Needs Teaching Assistant 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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