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-88
Published: 27 days ago
Startdate: 2024-05-16
Supply Hive is a transparent and supportive agency dedicated to providing high-quality supply teaching staff to schools across the region. We work closely with our partner schools to ensure they have access to the best educators who can support their students' diverse needs. This particular role is for a valued partner school based on the east side of Wokingham, known for its inclusive and supportive environment. The school is an OFSTED 'Good' and have a great ethos.

We are seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Supply Teaching Assistant to join our partner school’s Year 3 team. This role involves providing support to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. The successful candidate will work closely with the class teacher to ensure all pupils receive the attention and assistance they need to thrive.

Responsibilities:
- Assist the class teacher in preparing and delivering tailored learning activities.
- Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEN and SEMH needs.
- Help create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
- Support the development of students' social skills and emotional well-being.
- Monitor and report on students’ progress to the class teacher and SEN coordinator.
- Assist with classroom management and organisation.
- Encourage positive behaviour and promote a safe learning atmosphere.
- Work collaboratively with the school’s SEN team and other professionals.

Requirements:
- Experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
- Understanding of SEN and SEMH needs and strategies to support them.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
- Ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing situations.
- Relevant qualifications or training in education or child care is an advantage.
- Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to undergo one).

Benefits:
- Be part of a supportive and dynamic team through Supply Hive.
- Opportunity to work in a welcoming and inclusive partner school.
- Make a significant impact on the lives of children.
- Continuous professional development and training opportunities.

If you are passionate about supporting children with SEN and SEMH needs and are excited about the opportunity to contribute to a positive learning environment, we would love to hear from you!

Supply Hive is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.