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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Teaching & Learning Assistant

Alibon, RM10, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £75 - £80/day

Classroom Support are thrilled to be working with an incredible SEN School (Key Stages 1 & 2) in Dagenham!

Our client is a fantastic SEN School in Dagenham that commits long-term support to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN). In many schools in the UK, there are many children with various additional needs that require support to reduce the barriers to their education in the classroom. This is where an incredible Teaching & Learning Assistant plays a vital role.

The school are currently looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking Teaching & Learning Assistant with experience supporting students who have various forms of SEN including ADHD, Autism and other forms of learning difficulties.

The school is proficient in identifying the early needs of children with SEN and provide high levels of well-targeted support. New staff can expect a warm welcome and long-term support due to the school's fantastic support mechanisms and facilities.

A successful Teaching & Learning Assistant will be an enthusiastic, hardworking individual with experience supporting students who demonstrate challenging behaviours. Ideal candidates will have experience supporting such students in 1:1 and group settings and have first-hand experience working with children with SEN such as ADHD, Autism, ASD or other SEN.

Successful applicants will be placed into a one-day trial with a long-term role available with great performance. Successful candidates will then be placed in the school on a temporary basis for 12-14 weeks. A permanent contract is available for candidates who demonstrate excellent performance throughout this initial period.

There is a highly competitive rate of pay which is £375 - £400 a week, depending on experience for working hours of 8.45am-3.45pm.

Working days are Monday-Friday, term-time only. To start in June.

Roles & Responsibilities:

* Supporting children in the classroom, particularly in a 1:1 setting where a relationship of trust can be built.

* Carrying out delegated tasks by classroom teachers in a positive manner.

* Using effective behaviour management techniques.

* Promoting the school's culture and ethos.

* Be willing to participate in lunch-time cover.

Candidate Requirements

* Must have experience of working within a school in the past 2 years.

* Must have experience of supporting students with challenging behaviour, ASD or ADHD and be of a calm but firm nature.

* Minimum requirement of holding a level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification.

* Must have or be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS (£52.20) on the update service (£13 a year).

* Advantageous holding of a Teaching Assistant qualification.

* Advantageous to have previous experience in the care sector.

* Advantageous to have previous teaching/tutoring/mentoring experience.

* Advantageous to have personal experience working with close family/siblings with SEN.

If you meet the above criteria and would like the opportunity to work with a highly rewarding school, please apply today and we will contact you in due course
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