Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Complex Students

  • Reference: ACTUMAR8
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Location: Upminster
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Temporary - opportunity for right person to be offered a permanent position
  • Working Hours: 8.45am - 3.30pm (30hrs/week)
  • Holidays: Term time only
  • Salary: £10.50 - £11.50 per hour
Job Description:

We are looking to recruit special needs teaching assistants with knowledge and experience of working with children with complex needs and autism.

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of young people with complex needs?

If you have experience/and or qualifications from any setting that you feel are transferable for this role and a passion to make a difference we would be interested to hear from you.

A Teaching Assistant would ideally have :

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of abilities
  • Secure knowledge and skills relating to strategies in working with pupils 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

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.

Our recruitment process is tailored currently with COVID 19 working safety procedures; Interview procedures will be discussed with short-listed candidates.

If you feel you are suitable for this special needs teaching assistant role, please contact us for a discussion or apply with your CV and a covering letter.

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