SEN Secondary Teaching Assistant

Walsall, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Secondary Teaching Assistant Job Supporting SEN Pupils

TA SEN support in mainstream Secondary school.

I work very closely with a mainstream Secondary school on the outskirts Walsall who have a large SEN unit within it.

They are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join their vivacious and supportive unit.

You will work with SEN students identified as having additional needs for example: ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition) or children needing speech and language support.

You will work on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups and will contribute towards a purposeful learning environment by supporting classroom teachers in teaching and learning.

The ideal candidate will have some experience of working with SEN and will have outstanding inter-personal skills.
You will need to be patient and sensitive with the ability to encourage and motivate students as well as being able to work effectively in a team.
SEN experiences will be advantageous, but not essential if you are willing to develop your skills and attend training.

You will need to take into account student's learning styles and what motivates them to stay engaged, using positive behaviour management.The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would be;

  • experienced supporting students with ASC/Speech and Language/SEN
  • have a good knowledge of behaviour management techniques
  • be patient and sensitive
  • be able to motivate children who are disengaged from their learning
  • experienced supporting students in a classroom setting

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