SEN/ASD Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Empowering Learning
Location
Oldham
Posted
28 Mar 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SEN/ASD Teaching Assistants required

Do you have a personal connection or real-life experiences working with autistic people?

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of SEN/ASD children?

We would love to hear from you!

Empowering Learning has fantastic opportunities to support autistic pupils and help promote their independence across education settings in the Oldham area. We need SEN/ASD Teaching Assistants who can show initiative and empathy, who are caring and professional and who can work as part of a team. As a SEN/ASD Teaching Assistant you will be supporting the teachers in creating a learning environment that stimulates and encourages the best possible progress and the highest possible attainment for primary aged students.

The responsibilities of a SEN/ASD Teaching Assistant may consist of the following:

  • To support teachers in providing a learning environment that meets the intellectual, sensory and personal development needs of children
  • To support teachers in providing a learning environment that meets the spiritual, moral, social and cultural needs of children
  • To support teachers in establishing, evaluating and reviewing of behaviour management strategies
  • To support pupils in the achievement of their individual learning and behaviour targets
  • To contribute to the safety of the pupils
  • To contribute to reviews and assessments and maintain accurate, up-to-date records as required
  • To implement school policies and procedures to ensure the health, safety and general welfare of children
  • To utilise a range of ICT tools and resources

The successful SEN/ASD Teaching Assistant will be supporting teaching and learning across the school, providing general support in the management of pupils, as directed by the class teacher. You must be able to promote and maintain a culture of high expectations and have the enthusiasm and energy required while helping students achieve their full potential. If this is you, do not hesitate to get in touch!

Empowering Learning is a teacher training and placement consultancy who specialise in the training and placement of both overseas and UK trained teachers. We have ex Ofsted Inspectors, QTS Specialists and ex Leadership Teachers working in the office to support all our staff throughout their journey. Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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