Posted 17 days ago
SEND Teaching Assistant
Children's Support Worker
Simply Education is currently seeking a SEND Teaching Assistant to work in a special school in the King's Lynn area, the role will involve supporting children with mental health challenges. The school is rated “outstanding” by OFSTED. Simply can offer specialised training for people who have not worked in a school before but have skills from elsewhere that can be transferred into an educational setting.
The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join the team ready for the September start, ideally, the school would like the successful applicant to start before the end of the summer term to get them integrated and become a functional part of the team ready for September.
What does your new role entail:
•Assist the classroom teacher in delivering lessons and supporting pupils with SEN in the classroom
•Work with small groups or individual pupils, providing additional support and assistance as required
•Help to create and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment for pupils with SEN
•Attend meetings with parents and other professionals as required to discuss pupils' progress and support needs
•Undertake any other duties as required to support the smooth running of the school
•Monitor and track pupil progress, and provide regular feedback to the class teacher and other professionals
•Support pupils to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially, in a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
Skills and Qualifications required:
•A degree in Psychology or similar
•Passion for working with children and a desire to make a positive impact on their lives
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with pupils, colleagues, and parents
•Ability to work as part of a team and take direction from the classroom teacher
•Experience working with children would be advantageous, but not essential
•A commitment to ongoing professional development and learning
All candidates who register with Simply Education will have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.
In return for your hard work, you will:
•Full training delivered by our Education development managers given you the best start in your education career Training
•Free onsite parking
•28 days leave per year plus public holidays.
•Pension, life insurance
•Discounted shopping opportunities
•Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
•Specialist leave (up to 10 days rolling per year for exceptional or personal circumstances.
•Health and Wellbeing benefits
•Cycle to work scheme and free eye tests.
•Access to training and professional qualifications.
We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, with opportunities for career progression and ongoing professional development. If you are passionate about working with children with SEN and want to make a difference in their lives, we would love to hear from you. If you would be interested in this role hit Apply now or give the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk office a call (contact details can be found on our website).
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role within education, please still contact your local consultant Alexandra at the Cambridgeshire office for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.REF: SEN-01-KING