Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Reference: SENCHCUT2
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Hornchurch
  • Start Date: 4 May 2021
  • Duration: Temporary - Opportunity for the right person to be offered a permanent position.
  • Working Hours: 8.45am - 3.30pm (30hrs/week)
  • Holidays: Term time only
Job Description:

Special Needs Teaching Assistant –

To work with Complex Students KS1, KS2 or KS3

For this Teaching Assistant role:

  • 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
  • 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

You must have:

  • Teaching & Learning level 3 or higher qualification
  • Experience working with students with special needs in a class based environment
  • Level 2 (GCSE) Qualifications in English and Maths or equivalent

This post is subject to vetting including enhanced DBS and other safeguarding procedures.

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. Interviews will be immediate for short-listed candidates and will be COVID compliant.

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