Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Empowering Learning
Dagenham, UK
13 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Teaching Assistant Required Immediately
  • SEND Primary school
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Working 1:1 with children with ADHD, Dyslexia and EBD

Empowering Learning are currently looking for SEN Teaching assistants. The role is a full time , long term position starting ASAP with the potential to become a permanent position for the right candidate. As a SEN TA you will be expected to do the following.
  • Ensuring the pupil is able to use equipment and materials provided
  • Motivating and encouraging the pupil(s) as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils' needs
  • Assisting in weaker areas, e.g. speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting/presentation etc
  • Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
  • Liaising with class teacher, SENCO and other professionals about individual education plans (IEPs), contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate
  • Providing additional nurture to individuals when requested by the class teacher or SENCO
  • Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
  • Helping to make appropriate resources to support the pupil.

SEN Teaching assistant - Job Responsibilities
  • Make sure that the pupils you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required
  • Ensuring the child is supervised on a constant basis during school hours
  • Help the child to learn and engage during teaching periods

What's in It for you as a SEN Teaching assistant
  • Excellent rates of pay (£65-85)
  • The chance to work within a dynamic and forward-thinking school
  • ASAP
  • South London location

SEN Teaching assistant Job Requirements
  • Legal right to work in the UK
  • Subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, or overseas Police clearances (if applicable)
  • Primary Education experience /SEND Experience
  • SEN TA Qualification preferred but not required

Here at Empowering Learning we don't only offer excellent rates of pay and the opportunity to work with a consultant with the experience and ability to find you the perfect next career move.

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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