SEN Teaching Assistant

Location Wokingham
Discipline: Primary
Job type: Full Time
Salary: ££86 per day, Benefits: PAYE + Holiday Pay
Contact name: Karina Khosla

Contact email: karina@supplyhive.co.uk
Job ref: KK-59
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2024-03-22
Job Title: Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)
Company: Supply Hive
Location: Wokingham
Position Type: Temporary/Supply

We are currently seeking passionate and dedicated Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant to join our team on a temporary/supply basis. As an SEN TA, you will play a vital role in supporting students with special educational needs, ensuring they receive the assistance and guidance they need to thrive in the classroom environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-to-one support for students with special educational needs, including but not limited to autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and physical disabilities.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavior Management Plans (BMPs) as directed by the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) or class teacher.
  • Support students during class activities, ensuring they are fully engaged and able to participate to the best of their ability.
  • Help create a positive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel supported and valued.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers, SENCOs, and other support staff to deliver personalized learning experiences for students with special needs.
  • Provide feedback to the classroom teacher and SENCO on student progress, highlighting areas of improvement and success.
Requirements:
  • Previous experience working with students with special educational needs is highly desirable.
  • Relevant qualifications such as CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent are preferred but not essential.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, teachers, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children and young people with special needs.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in different school settings and with students of varying ages and abilities.
  • A valid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual looking to make a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs, we would love to hear from you. Join Supply Hive and become part of a supportive community committed to excellence in education.
Supply Hive are committed to safeguarding and ensuring children's welfare remains protected. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. 

If you carry out a long-term role with Supply Hive, you will be paid to your MPS