Level 2 Teaching Assistant - special needs

Cambridgeshire, PE1 5 North Cambridge
Temporary/Full Time £17.00 - £22.00

Posted 10 days ago

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with special needs? Do you have a desire to support and empower young learners to achieve their full potential? We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join the mixed primary with secondary special needs school in Peterborough. The Academy works with children and young people who have a diagnosis of ASD.

About the role:

The successful learning assistant will support the Class Teacher to carry out a range of activities to promote learning and development. This will include working on a one to basis and in small groups as well as giving support to children with additional needs who may require physical intervention on occasion.

You will be:

• keen to learn with a positive outlook

• able to work on your own initiative

• experienced in working with children

• able to work as part of a team

• willing to undertake training

• enthusiastic and have the skills to challenge and motivate all our pupils.

You will need a good understanding of how to support children with additional needs, specifically ASD, in a special school setting. You will need to be able demonstrate you can develop trusting relationships, be caring, flexible and an excellent communicator.

A relevant NVQ or equivalent, along with previous experience special school or SEND experience and knowledge of pastoral interventions, safeguarding, social and emotional and communication support for pupils is advantageous.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, and all successful applicants will be subject to appropriate background checks.

Join us in creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student can thrive and reach their full potential. Apply now to be a part of our passionate and dedicated team!

REF: SEN-10-PTBR

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