SEN Teaching Assistant
Job Start: September 2022
Salary: Up to £500 per week
I am recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join an Ofsted Rated "Good with Outstanding features" mainstream secondary school in Barnet.
SEN Teaching Assistant work with children who need additional support. This includes children with physical disabilities, learning, emotional, behavioral or communication difficulties, conditions such as autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia and ADHD, sensory impairments (for example, visual impairment), sensory processing disorder, and mental health issues. Learning Support Assistants may also work with gifted children.
Typical Job Duties and Accountabilities:
To work as part of a team under the direction of the class teacher to ensure that all children and young people in the class are supported to enjoy school and make the best possible progress
All staff are expected to do everything they can to protect the children and young people from harm and to make the learning environment safe
Support pupils to engage in learning activities, adapt tasks for individuals and assist them to make progress
Attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
Supervise and support pupil ensuring their safety and access to learning in a clean and tidy environment
Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate
Learn and use safe systems for moving, handling and physical interventions as appropriate Support for tutors
Be aware of pupil progress/achievements and report observations to the teacher in the agreed format
Supporting a positive home-school relationship, by sharing information with parents and carersAbout the School:
"School leaders, governors and staff have created a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where pupils thrive." (Ofsted 2017)
"The behaviour of pupils is outstanding." (Ofsted 2017)
"The school's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is outstanding." (Ofsted 2017)
"Diversity at this harmonious school is celebrated and respected." (Ofsted 2017)
If you are an experienced Learning Support Assistant seeking a new and exciting opportunity then apply for this Learning Support Assistant position today. If shortlisted, your dedicated Consultant from Empowering Learning will contact you to discuss the opportunity further with you.
The School offers:
excellent induction and CPD programme
various benefits to all employees through our extensive wellbeing programme.
flexible working could be considered
robust and supportive performance management systems
a technology rich school
strong leadership and support
Effective progression within the schoolThe school has a strong ethos of student welfare. Therefore, any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS). For more information, please contact