Teaching Assistant

Location Reading
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-90
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: 2024-05-22
Supply Hive is a transparent staffing agency specialising in providing high-quality teaching and support staff to schools across the region. We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant with experience in supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) for a placement at a vibrant and inclusive primary school located in South East Reading.

As a Teaching Assistant with Supply Hive, you will be placed at a primary school in South East Reading. The successful candidate will work closely with class teachers and the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to provide tailored support to pupils, ensuring they have access to the curriculum and opportunities to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to children with SEN, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Assist in the implementation of support strategies.
  • Help to create a positive, inclusive learning environment.
  • Support pupils with their academic, emotional, and social development.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other support staff to monitor and assess pupil progress.
  • Assist with classroom management and general administrative tasks.
  • Foster positive relationships with pupils, parents, and staff.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Previous experience working with children with SEN in an educational setting.
  • Understanding of various SEN conditions, including but not limited to ASD, ADHD, and learning difficulties.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or SEN (e.g., CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent) are desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with additional needs.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Benefits:
  • A supportive and friendly working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Pension scheme.
Application Process:
To apply, please submit your CV detailing your experience and suitability for the role. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.