Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 2 years ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant

**Location: Newport
**Primary school
**Qualified Teaching Assistant

Twenty 4 Seven Education is delighted to be working alongside this friendly and inviting primary school located in a residential area in Newport. They are looking for an experienced and passionate Teaching Assistant to work alongside their Early year’s pupils with Special Educational Needs.

The school

The school is dedicated to providing a safe and happy environment where all pupils are encouraged to get involved in the stimulating and engaging learning activities. The school works to encourage the development of the child’s lively and enquiring mind. The school works alongside parents to create a learning environment and curriculum that they are proud of and that encourages the children to use their imagination and initiative to further their learning. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will support and encourage the pupils.

The role

The successful candidate will begin working as soon as possible, working term-time from 8:30 to 15:30 on weekdays. The successful candidate will be working 1:1 with pupils in early years with SEN and supporting the teacher within the classroom.

As a one-to-one SEN TA you will:

Work one-to-one with a pupil with SEN
Assist the pupils in accessing the curriculum
Assist the pupils in making progress not only academically but also socially and personally
Assisting with meal times and playtimes
Use communication friendly strategies such as visual timetables and PECS
Get to know the pupil and learn how to support them further in the best way possible
Provide feedback to pupils to assist their development under the guidance of the teacher
Discuss and put into action strategies to support the pupil with the teacher

The successful candidate:

Will be caring, passionate, and enthusiastic
Will have experience working in a similar role with SEN
Will have experience working within educational settings
Will have a good command of the English language
Will have experience implementing and adapting learning activities
Teaching assistant qualifications are desirable but not essential

The Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

Opportunities to work in a variety of local Schools & Colleges which enables you to establish where you work best
Twenty-4-Seven support from your designated consultant
Potential long-term roles
Competitive pay rates
Recommend-a-friend Scheme

Twenty 4 Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance will be provided.