1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant Y1

Apex Education Training Ltd
Hornchurch, UK
19 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hornchurch based school seeking a 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant to work with a Year 1 student to ensure that their education and care is at the highest standard. This role would be ideal for someone who is patient, resilient and passionate about Special Needs.

1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant Responsibilities
  • The chosen 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant will be working with a Year 1 student with special needs tendencies.
  • The student displays Autistic traits.
  • Experience working with mild learning difficulties including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Will be supporting learning and the individuals needs within a primary classroom.
  • For this 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant position someone with experience who can work alongside the teacher on planning tailored lessons to suit the child's needs.
  • Building students confidence.
  • Be able to effectively manage challenging behaviour.
  • You must be assertive and have a developed knowledge and understanding of the particular needs of the student.
  • There will be an element of personal care on a 2:1 basis.
  • Be able to actively promote and assist safe learning.
  • You will ensure all students can thrive and fully develop their social, cognitive and emotional skills.

For this 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant position it is ideal if you are:
  • Qualified with a relevant Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant certification and/or SEN qualifications.
  • Experience working with communication development could be an advantage as student has mildly limited verbal communication.
  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of ASD.
  • Previous experience working with moderate to complex learning difficulties including Autism would be an advantage.

This 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant post is part time to start September 2019

9:00am-3:30pm (with 1hr lunch)

This post is subject to vetting including enhanced DBS and other safeguarding procedures.

If you feel you are suitable for this 1-1 SEND Teaching Assistant role, please get in touch we would be happy to hear from you. We here at Apex Education Training strive to find you the perfect work/life balance. So let us know your requirements and we will work with you to find suitable employment in schools.

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