1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant

Protocol Education
Maidstone, Kent
19 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
1:1 SEND Classroom Support KS3

We are looking to recruit a SEND Teaching Assistant on a 1:1 basis with a bright young adult with Autism and a hearing impairment. This position is for a term and available from September 2017 with the opportunity to extend into the year for a great TA.

The School:
The School are based in Medway, Kent with fantastic classroom settings designed for children with special educational needs. You will be able to familiarise yourself with the clever new technologies that are used in class to aid interactive and fun learning. The school pride themselves in their tailored surroundings and are welcoming to all staff therefore you must be able to carry good relationships with colleagues and leading staff.

The role:
You will be working closely with the young male and supporting his learning and development
You will report to the classroom teacher; assessing weekly progress and attainment / creating improvement areas and planning strategies to support the student to achieve his weekly goals
You will use previous working experience and combine this with the classroom teaching to create a refreshing twist to the curriculum and activities taught.  You will support him on a 1:1 basis by using sign language as communication of lesson goals and objectives.

You must be a good communicator (use and understanding of sign language)
You must be patient with a consistency to your approach
You must understand sensory needs

If you would like to apply for this position then please contact me as soon as possible, I'd love to hear from you!