SEN Teaching Assistant
Full Time, Long term
£75-£85 per day
Twenty4Seven Education is currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work full time within a welcoming school in a residential area of Newport. You will work with the class teacher to support the learning for pupils with additional needs and will be required to help the pupils to interact with each other and engage in group activities. The successful SEN Teaching Assistant will also be expected to assist with general classroom duties when required.
Experience in supporting pupils with additional needs including Autism is desirable.
Typical duties of a 1:1 Teaching Assistant:
Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes
Supervise and support pupils in access of learning
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans and Personal Care programmes.
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
Desirable skills –
A good standard of general education (ie. NVQ level 2 or equivalent)
Good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English
Previous experience of working with young people
Basic understanding of child development and learning
Ability to use basic technology
Ability to relate well to children and adults and respond appropriately
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
Feel confident working 1:1 with a child under the guidance of their teacher
TwentySeven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its workers to share this commitment. Registration with Twenty4Seven Education will be subject to comprehensive, pre-employment vetting checks in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. This process includes obtaining above satisfactory references from previous employers, confirming right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check or update service subscription confirmation, health declaration and overseas police checks (if applicable). This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity so further checks will be carried out against the appropriate barred list.