SEND Teaching Assistant
Location – Northwich, UK
The Education Network is currently recruiting an experienced Teaching Assistant for a very well respected SEND School in the central Northwich area. This is a temporary-cover role, but in our experience this could potentially lead to a long term or permanent position for the right candidate. This is an established SEND school providing for secondary age pupils with Social/Communication and Complex Learning Difficulties, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions.
You will assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with pupils, so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered. You will work alongside an existing class teacher, and additional TAs. As well as providing assistance in the classroom, you will be required to provide direct input into the planning and evaluation of the learning activities taking place.
You will also be required to liaise with parents and carers in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils' well being. Also, you will be expected to prepare and maintain learning equipment and ensure that the classroom is kept clean and tidy.
The successful candidate will:
- Have previous experience of working in a similar environment
- Have NVQ2 (or above) in Early Years Childcare & Education (or equivalent TA qualification)
- A willingness to participate in relevant training and development opportunities
- Be keen to learn and develop professionally
- Be able to work on their own initiative
- Be a pro-active team member, committed to raising standards and achievements
- Have a passion for education and raising the achievement of all children
In return, whilst working for The Education Network you will have access to:
-A designated Consultant, providing support throughout your assignment
-Ongoing, free CPD via Educare-a nationally recognised education training provider:
Safeguarding Young People
Child Protection in Education
First Aid Essentials
To express interest, please submit a CV via the link below, and if suitably qualified our consultant will contact you to further discuss the role.
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.
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