SEN Support Assistant

Location Slough
Discipline: Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
Job type: Full Time
Salary: ££90 - £95 per day, Benefits: Holiday Pay & PAYE
Contact name: Lauren Overbeek

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Job ref: LO-91
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2024-06-12
Supply Hive are working alongside a local Specialist School who are currently seeking a compassionate SEN teaching assistant! Are you dedicated to supporting the educational journey of children with SEN, and keen to make a positive in their lives?

Arbour Vale works hard to foster an inclusive environment that promotes confidence and personal development for all pupils. The school is an ‘all-through school that provides education for children with special educational needs. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers, therapists and other support staff to deliver education that is tailored to support our students needs.

 Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-to-one and/or small group support to children (aged 3-18) with SEN who require additional support.
  • Follow the guidance of class teachers and assist in the planning/delivery of individualised learning activities.
  • Support children with their education, social development and regulating their emotions.
  • Follow and implement Individualised educational plans (IEPs) and/or behavioural support plans.
  • Support students personal care needs as required.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents and specialists to ensure a cohesive approach to each students personal and educational development.
  • Partake in personal and professional development training so as to up-skill your abilities.
  • Experience working with, and/or an intrinsic passion for supporting children with special educational needs.
  • OR experience in care/social care/other relevant sector with transferable skills.
  • An understanding of various learning difficulties such as Autism Spectrum Disorder is desired but not essential.
  • Well defined communication skills and a strong ability to work well in a team.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for working with children with SEN.
  • A commitment to fostering an inclusive environment, promoting student well-being and education.
  • A Level 3 childcare qualification is desired but not required.
Pay: £95.00 per day, PAYE & Holiday pay.
All applicants will need to provide the relevant qualifications for this role as well as the right to work in the UK. We at Supply hive are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. And so, we do undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE.