SEND Teaching Assistant - Wakefield

Education Network Leeds
10 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Education Network is recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a mainstream primary school based in the south of Wakefield. The successful candidate will be supporting a KS1 student who has physical difficulties (PD).

This is a full time and long term role with a September start. There is potential for this to to become a permanent role to support the student throughout each school year for the right candidate.

You will be working closely with the class teacher, providing additional support to help the learner achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will have:

Experience working with students with physical difficulties
Excellent knowledge of English and Math's (numeracy and literacy skills).
Excellent communication and listening skills;
The ability to analyse problems and devise solutions
Assertiveness in dealing with pupils
Determination to see problems and solutions through to the end
A non-judgmental approach
Organisational and time management skills
The ability to relate to young people and adults
The capacity to motivate and act as a role model
Negotiation skills
Flexibility and can be adaptable and able to work well under pressure
Report writing skills and the ability to maintain accurate records
A commitment to equality and diversity
An understanding of confidentiality and the handling of sensitive information
A commitment to safeguarding
If you think that this is the right job for you please 'apply now' or contact the Leeds office and speak with Sarah Bushnell.
Working with the Education Network:

You will be working with a fully trained team of education specialists whose sole focus is on the education sector. Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The Education Network is committed to safer recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. All posts are 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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