Senior Teaching Assistant

Posted 5 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Kidderminster
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Job Description

Senior Teaching Assistant 
Secondary School 
SEN Department 

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed senior teaching assistant for a secondary school in Kidderminster for a full-time temporary role commencing ASAP.

The position is initially offered on a temporary basis while funding is confirmed but has potential to become a permanent appointment. This role is full time, five days a week, term time only.

The School

A co-educational free school rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, located in Kidderminster, offering education to children from 4 years up to 18 years of age. Although under one roof, the school has separate primary, secondary and sixth form sections, ensuring a smooth transition between each one. They offer a broad and inclusive curriculum including the creative arts and PE in order to provide equal opportunity for each student to excel in their preferred subject whilst continuing to emphasise the importance of core subjects.

The Role

Teaching Assistant supporting teaching and learning of a small group of KS3 students, predominantly Year 7 students who have been diagnosed with additional needs recognised by individual EHCP’s. Experience with moderate learning difficulties including ASD and ADHD, and social, emotional, and mental health needs is advantageous for this role. You will be working with students in small groups and on a one-to-one basis as required whilst providing a peaceful learning environment where students can develop independent study skills and reach their full potential.

The idea candidate will be able to…

Support KS3 students on a 1 to1 basis or in small groups

Assist with literacy and numeracy and general subject knowledge

Support students with diagnosed and undiagnosed additional needs including moderate learning difficulties and social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties

Work collaboratively with other members of the SEN team, senior leaders, parents/guardians, and outside agencies

Provide effective learning strategies, tailored to each student