Graduate 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

I Teachers Ltd
£275 - £300 p week
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Have you recently graduated and have a passion for supporting children who have special educational needs to achieve their full potential?

Do you have previous experience volunteering or working with young people and feel this experience would enable you to succeed in a role as a Graduate Teaching Assistant?

Perhaps you're looking at one day becoming a teacher or an educational psychologist and believe this role would enable you to move in to a career in education in the future?

If so apply today as Graduate SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant roles are being filled on a rolling basis!

SEN Teaching Assistant (Graduate)

  • Paid up to £300 per week
  • Special Educational Needs Experience
  • SEN 1:1 position
  • Support a child in KS2 with ASD
  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • Training & development available
  • School based central to Manchester
  • Apply now! Interviewing ASAP

The Role:

In this rewarding role position you will supporting an upper KS2 child who has special educational needs. This pupil can sometimes show challenging behaviour as they become frustrated due to certain stimulants that may occur throughout the day. Within the school there are a number of sensory areas for SEN children to go to when they are feeling frustrated or emotional. You will use specific strategies and resources to help the child to cope with the challenges they face. This will include social stories, visual timetables, PECS/Makaton and specific intervention schemes. You do not need to have experience with all of these strategies as some foundation training is offered.

The role involves liaising with external agencies, other colleagues and parents/carers in order to ensure the child has accurate and necessary support. You will set individual learning targets for the child, in collaboration with the class teacher, and review these targets on a regular basis.

Person Specification:

You must have a recent degree at a classification of 2.1 or higher and some relevant experience. Extensive experience in a similar role is NOT required, however previous experience working with young people in any capacity is essential. The role will be extremely rewarding for a graduate who has the passion and energy to support inclusive learning for children with Special Needs. Equally the role will offer some challenges due to the challenging behaviour you may be faced with, so the role requires someone who is confident and resilient.

To apply for this rewarding role as an SEN Teaching Assistant, click 'apply now' and send your CV today!

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