SEN Teaching Assistant

Lavender Health & Social Care Limited
East London, UK
14 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a number of SEN teaching assistants to work with our clients in a secondary school settings.

Job Role:

Working under the instruction and supervision of the Head of Learning Support and within an agreed system of supervision the post holder will implement work programmes and intervention strategies with pupils and groups of pupils with SEND both in and outside the classroom and assist in evaluating their impact.

Duties and responsibilities:

·For an agreed caseload of pupils, providing relevant support and assistance as set out in educational support plans or as directed by their teacher

·Assist teachers in preparing work programmes or intervention strategies

·Monitor and observe pupils' work as directed and to report these observations

·Be responsible for keeping records and updating systems as required

·Liaise with parents, staff and outside agencies where necessary

·To cover lessons when circumstances mean that the school regular arrangements cannot meet demand

·To be part of a pastoral team including being a form tutor if so required.

·To uphold the school's disciplinary rules and staff code of conduct.

·To follow the school's health and safety requirements.

·To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the relevant policies and procedures.

·To contribute to the maintenance of a caring and stimulating environment for young people

·To always act in accordance with the statutory frameworks that set out how the school must operate.

·To carry out any other reasonable duties within the scope of the post as directed by the Head teacher.

What will you need for this role?

    • Valid DBS Certificate (within the last 12 months) / DBS update service
    • GCSE qualifications at Grades C or better in English and Mathematics or equivalent
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Good time management
    • Great organisational skills with a friendly and professional manor
    • You will need to be resilient and adaptable
    • You will need to be kind, sociable and reliable
    • A genuine passion for education and supporting the development of all pupils

    • Education to degree level
    • SEN related qualifications
    Experience/knowledge of SEND (e.g. autism, ADHD, ADD, epilepsy, down syndrome, cerebral palsy)
    If you are interested in this role please send us a copy of your most up to date CV or give us a call (0203 488 2648)
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