SEN Support Assistant

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

Contact email: lauren@supplyhive.co.uk
Job ref: LO-92
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2024-06-13
We are seeking a dedicated SEN Support Assistant to join a team at a local Specialist school. The school are passionate about fostering an environment that breaks down barriers and promotes a positive and inclusive learning community. They cater to students aged between 3-16 with moderate- severe learning difficulties and Speech and Language difficulties.
The successful candidate will work alongside teachers and other support staff in assisting children with Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and/or Speech and Language difficulties. As a SEN Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students educational, social and emotional needs, and ensuring they have the necessary tools and support needed to succeed!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualised support to students that follows their Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and or Education, Health and Care plans (EHCPs).
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of tailored lessons, activities and interventions.
  • Support students with emotional regulation.
  • Foster safe and inclusive classroom environment that promotes student well being and learning.
  • Assist with personal care as needed.
Requirements:
  • Experience working with children and/or adults with Special Educational Needs (SEN).
  • A good knowledge on strategies to support children with special educational needs such as Autism, MDL and Speech and language difficulties.
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A genuine passion for working with children with SEN.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare and/or social support are desired but not required.
  • An enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Up to date safeguarding training.
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.