Special needs Teaching Assistant

Apex Education Training Ltd
Upminster, UK
17 Oct 2019
02 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
RECRUITING NOW for an Upminster school who are looking to recruit a Special needs Teaching Assistant. Are you passionate and wanting to make a difference to the development, learning and lives of students with special needs? This role would be ideal for someone who is patient and experienced working with students with Special Needs; if you have worked with adults with learning disabilities you may be considered.

Special needs Teaching Assistant Responsibilities
  • The successful 1-1 Teaching Assistant will be working with students with special needs in a classroom based setting.
  • Experience working with mild and complex learning difficulties and an understanding of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) would be an advantage
  • Will be supporting learning and the individual needs.
  • For this Special needs Teaching Assistant position someone with experience who can work alongside the teacher to support the child's needs.
  • Building students confidence.
  • Be able to effectively manage students behaviour and understand triggers.
  • 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 Special needs Teaching Assistant position it is ideal if you are:
  • Qualified with a relevant Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant certification and/or SEND care qualifications.
  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of learning disabilities.
  • Previous experience working with moderate to complex learning difficulties including Autism would be an advantage.

This SEND Teaching Assistant post is Monday - Friday 8.30am - 3.15pm term time to start 28 October 2019.

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

If you feel you are suitable for this special needs Teaching Assistant role, please get in touch to discuss the role further or apply with your CV asap.

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