SEN teaching assistant required in Didsbury, South Manchester, M20
Year 1 SEN teaching assistant - immediate start
Working with a child with behaviour needs and possible ASC
Contract until the end of the academic year with a view to moving up the school working with this particular child
Teaching Personnel are seeking a reliable and pro-active Year 1 Teaching assistant who can provide one to one support to a year 1 pupil who is currently undergoing the first stages of their Education, health and care plan. The pupil is portraying traits of ASC (Autism) by having a very short attention spam and finding it very difficult to listen and follow instructions whilst integrated into the full class, the school have expressed that the pupil prefers to be in control of situations and struggles to take direction straight away.
As a 1:1 teaching assistant, you will be supporting the teacher by ensuring the year 1 pupil fully understands the instructions of the work and is able to access the curriculum at a suitable level.
The role would in initially be part time but working on a development basis, the child currently attends school part time with a view to be attending full time in the future.
This primary school located in the popular Didsbury area, South Manchester, has new excellent facilities and is warm and welcoming from the moment you enter. The school has a supportive and very approachable atmosphere and the head teacher believes in continual professional development, sending staff on various training courses to enable all staff to develop their careers further.
The child can be physically and verbally aggressive so someone with experience of this would work well here. Being Team Teach or Moving & Handling trained would be advantageous but not essential as training can be provided.
If you have a calm and consistent approach and can use your own initiative, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to utilise your skills in a way where you can really make a difference.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).