SEND Primary Teaching Assistant - Chester

Cheshire, CH1 Ross Pemberton
All/Full Time £11.68 - £13.30

Posted 25 days ago

Role: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Chester

Salary £85 - £95

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Full-time, Long-term contract

Are you a passionate and nurturing individual looking to make a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs? Look no further than Simply Education's SEND Teaching Assistant role in Chester.

About the School:

Simply Education is excited to be working with a local Primary school in Chester that shares our values and commitment to helping students achieve their full potential. We are seeking an outstanding SEND Teaching Assistant to work with this school, delivering high-quality, child-centred learning opportunities that create a learning environment that appropriately challenges children’s knowledge and understanding. As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in helping students aged between 4-11 to develop and grow, supporting them in their academic studies and wider life skills.

This school takes a child-centered approach to learning, working with each individual student to understand their current needs and interests, and developing an education plan that suits them best. You will work with teachers to support students to build on their prior knowledge and plug any gaps in their learning.

In addition to academic studies, this school provides students with the experiences, life skills, and knowledge they need to be successful in their futures. This includes practical skills such as cooking and financial knowledge, as well as social skills and emotional support.

The ideal SEND Teaching Assistant for this role will have experience working in education, be comfortable managing a classroom, and be committed to supporting students with social emotional, and mental health needs. You will have excellent communication skills, be adaptable and flexible, and have a passion for helping young people achieve their full potential.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to work with a school that is dedicated to supporting students and developing their skills, please get in touch with Simply Education today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Key Responsibilities:

- to deliver high-quality bespoke learning opportunities that focus on the student's interests and vocational studies, as well as functional skills in English and Maths.

- Support the students to become re-engaged with their learning.

- Model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Communicate effectively and build rapport and common interests with the students to inspire and motivate them.

- To prepare the students for life beyond school.

 

Key Requirements:

- An understanding of working with students who have Autism.

- Knowledge and understanding of vocational education.

- Strong communication skills.

- Resilience and the ability to model and promote high behavior expectations.

- Ability to inspire and motivate students.

- Willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Driving license and access to own transport are desirable.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill you’re understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings, you will receive a booking confirmation and directions to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

-£75 referral scheme - If you refer a friend to us both you and your friend will receive a £75 bonus following the successful completion of 10 days.

If you are a passionate, enthusiastic SEND Teaching Assistant who is committed to supporting students who have become disconnected from their learning, please apply today.

If you are interested in this, SEND Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the SEND role please contact Ross Pemberton, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Cheshire office in Nantwich. 

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form. All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of all relevant checks. 

REF: SEN-CHES-LSA1

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