Graduate SEN Primary Teaching Assistant

I Teachers Ltd
£60 - £65 p day
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SEN Primary Teaching Assistant - Graduate Role - Perfect Teacher Training Experience

Are you a recent psychology graduate who aspires to becoming a teacher or educational psychologist in the future?

Would you benefit from paid experience in the same school for an academic year, working within the SEN Department as a Teaching Assistant?

This lovely Primary school in Birmingham is keen to appoint ambitious graduates to work in their SEN Department from September!

Any previous experience working with young people with special educational needs would be advantageous to your application.

SEN Primary Teaching Assistant

  • Graduate Role
  • Birmingham Primary School
  • Paid £60 - £65 a day
  • On-going for the academic year, in the same school
  • Supporting children with SEN
  • Excellent experience before teacher training or Ed Psych course
  • Role starting ASAP - interviews being arranged

Would this exceptional Primary school in Birmingham be the perfect start to your career in education? Would you enjoy supporting a child with Special Educational Needs to overcome the barriers to learning that they face?

As a recent graduate, this role will allow you to combine the theoretical knowledge gained during your degree whilst gaining the practical experience needed to kick start your career in education. Therefore, the role would ideally suit a graduate of psychology, but other degree types will be considered if you can demonstrate you have relevant previous experience.

This fantastic Birmingham Primary school are looking for keen graduates who want to build their knowledge and experience by working for a full academic year, supporting a specific child who has special educational needs. You must have excellent communication skills and some experience working with children, preferably who are on the autism spectrum.

This SEN Teaching Assistant role will require you to support a Year 6 boy who is on the autistic spectrum. You will supporting him within the classroom alongside the class teacher and on a 1:1 support basis in strategic interventions. You must be a resilient, but friendly individual, able to guide and support a child who faces barriers to learning and personal development. This child can display some challenging behaviour, so the ability to remain calm under pressure is essential.

Year 6 is a vital year for this child, not only academically in terms of SATS exams, but personally and socially in terms of transition into secondary school. The school are not looking for a significant understanding in exam and transition strategies, however a proactive approach to understanding this individual child's needs and interests and the National Curriculum in your spare time is highly sought-after.

This Birmingham school is close to good transport links and is easily accessible. This school is well run and has a successful and inclusive SEN Department. The SENCO is very supportive and is keen to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic graduate.

If you think this role would be ideal for you to gain paid experience prior to obtaining a place on a teacher training or educational psychology course in 2018 then apply today!

Join this amazing school and improve the outcomes for an individual child! Simply click APPLY and send your CV to Jamie at i-teachers today!

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