SEND Teaching Assistant

Lincolnshire, LN9 Ruth Jarman
Temporary/Full Time £440.00 - £500.00

Posted 15 days ago

Job Position: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Horncastle

Contract: Temporary, Full-Time (with the potential for permanent for the right candidate)

Salary: £440 - £500 per week

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable students? Have you considered a role in an Special Educational Needs School? If so, Simply Education would love to talk to you about SEND opportunities across the Lincolnshire area.

Simply Education are seeking a dynamic and resilient Teaching Assistant to join and work collaboratively in SEND schools. The successful candidate will support vulnerable students with a range of different needs, fostering a positive learning environment and promoting academic success. This role requires adaptability, empathy, and a strong understanding of behaviour management strategies.

Simply Education are looking for teaching assistants that have an open mindset and understand the important of using initiative in the role. Each day is different, so you must be adaptable and receptive of an ever-changing environment. Our school strives to provide students with engaging and creative curriculum that considers students individual needs. An element of enthusiasm and a good sense of humor would be required.

Due to the school striving for consistency, the successful teaching assistant must be able to commit to a full-time position on a long-term basis.

Key responsibilities.

Building Positive Relationships: Establishing trusting and positive relationships with students is essential. Teaching assistants should create a supportive and nurturing environment where students feel safe to express themselves and seek help when needed.

Assisting with Classroom Activities: Teaching assistants support the delivery of lessons by assisting students during class activities, providing one-on-one instruction, and adapting teaching materials to meet individual needs.

Implementing Behaviour Management Strategies: Teaching assistants often assist in implementing behaviour management strategies outlined in students' behaviour support plans. This may involve using techniques such as positive reinforcement, de-escalation strategies, and conflict resolution skills.

Providing Emotional Support: Students with SEND needs may require additional emotional support. Teaching assistants should be empathetic listeners and provide encouragement and reassurance to help students cope with challenges and build resilience.

Supporting Inclusion: Teaching assistants help promote inclusion by facilitating the participation of students with needs in various classroom and school activities. They may collaborate with teachers to modify activities and assignments to ensure accessibility for all students.

Requirements:

Previous experience working with SEND would be preferred

A degree in a related subject would be advantageous

Resilience and empathy are key skills

The key benefits of working with Simply Education:

Your own dedicated SEND consultant with around the clock access via phone.

Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

£75 refer-a-friend scheme.

If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact Ruth.j@simplyeducation.co.uk or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

*As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *

REF: RVJ-SEN001-BAUM

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