Highly skilled, SEN teaching assistant needed to work with children with SEND needs
We are looking for an outstanding SEN Learning Assistant to provide 1:1 and small group support to aid children with special educational needs at our school to learn effectively, inside and outside of the classroom.
Ideally you will have experience of special educational needs and understand how to motivate and support children to achieve their potential. You will have experience of using a variety of strategies suitable for a range of special educational needs and be passionate about making a difference to children’s lives. You are flexible and have a can-do attitude.
The successful candidate will work alongside and support the class teacher to ensure that the child you are supporting is accessing the curriculum and making positive progress in all aspects of their learning. You will liaise closely with the SENCo to ensure that effective support is delivered, either in class or in intervention.
Your role will also be to support the school improvement plan led by the Headteacher, whilst promoting the well-being of staff and children in the school.
This is a fantastic opportunity for right candidate to join a dedicated team of professionals in a thriving learning environment.
Salary: FTE: £16,497 - £19,974
We can offer:
• Friendly and supportive staff team
• Good on-the-job training opportunities
• The opportunity to support children to access an engaging curriculum
The ideal candidate will be able to:
• Assist in preparing the classroom, receiving children and clearing away
• Assist in planning activities and preparing materials to help the children access the curriculum
• Lead and support class, group and individual activities, indoors and outdoors, including during teachers PPA time
• Assist in monitoring children's progress, assessing achievement and recording results and observations, sharing outcomes with the class teacher
Secure skills in English, Maths and IT are essential. Previous experience of working with children and young people would be an advantage.
Interviews will be held on: TBC
Starting Date:(start date is flexible depending on the availability of the most suitable candidate)
Closing date: 15th October
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.