SEND Teaching Assistant
Location - Timperley, UK
The Education Network is currently seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant for a very well respected Primary School in the Timperley area, commencing Nov 2020. You will be working 1:1 with a reception age student who has delayed development and a diagnosis of ASC. The student has difficulty with concentration, and has trouble with transitioning between activities-requiring clever techniques to move between activities and engage with learning. They have support with speech development and personal care. The role is part time, based on the student attending school on Monday & Tuesday (full days) & Wednesday mornings.
This is a long term role working on a 1:1 basis, who needs long term stability with the teaching assistant that they are working with. Therefore, please only apply if you are seeking a long term position of this nature.
You will assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with the student so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered.
You will be required to liaise with parents and carers in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils' well being.
The successful candidate will:
- Have previous experience of working in a similar environment/similar role
- 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:
-Example Courses: 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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