Individual Needs Assistant
Individual Needs Assistant, INA, Eastbourne, East Sussex, Start after Easter 2018
Your new school
You will be working in a highly inclusive mainstream school, alongside experienced teaching staff who provide a nurturing environment for all pupils. This is a school with a child led ethos and an innovative approach to learning. Staff and pupils are highly valued, which helps to creative a vibrant and stimulating environment.
Your new role
As an INA, you will be responsible for supporting one pupil with EBD who needs someone to provide continuous, ongoing support to contribute towards giving this pupil much needed stability. You will work closely with the classroom teacher, HLTA, SENCO and parents/carers to develop and deliver a bespoke IEP. You will enable the pupil to integrate with their peers and provide opportunities for inclusion both inside and outside of the classroom. You will provide clear and firm boundaries for the pupil, helping to manage behaviour and achieve goals. You will report back to parents/carers and the classroom teacher with your assessments and give ongoing encouragement to the pupil as they progress.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous recent and relevant experience of working within a classroom setting and be highly skilled at managing challenging behaviour. You will have in depth knowledge of the British National Curriculum and be familiar with developing and implementing IEPs. You will have outstanding communication skills, be highly flexible and patient. Experience of EBD or working other SEN pupils is highly desirable. You will be a key team player and able to build strong relationships with pupils, staff and parents and carers.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary, ongoing professional development and continuous support from a specialist education recruitment consultant. You will also receive £250 in high street vouchers every time you recommend a friend to us* *Terms and conditions apply*
What you need to do now
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