Teaching Assistant

Kent, DA12 Nicole Howe
Temporary/Full Time £18.00 - £28.00

Posted 8 days ago

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)? Do you thrive in a supportive and dynamic environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistants to join a wonderful SEND school in Gravesend, Kent, starting in September.

Have you got experience working with SEND students, either on a 1-1 basis or are you a care provider? You don’t need to hold a qualification; you just need to have the right attitude and approach in wanting to support students with special educational needs.

This school is a Foundation co-educational school for pupils aged 4 to 19 years of age with Profound, Severe and Complex learning needs, including Communication and Interaction difficulties. The majority of the students have learning difficulties associated with Autism, Speech, Language and Communication. In addition, some students have complex medical conditions.

Key Responsibilities:

-Provide support and assistance to students with special educational needs and disabilities in the classroom.

-Work closely with teachers and other staff members to implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and support strategies.

-Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued and supported.

-Assist with personal care needs and promote independence and self-confidence among students.

-Monitor and track student progress, providing feedback to the teaching team as necessary.

Requirements:

-Experience working one-on-one with children or individuals with special needs is highly desirable.

-A background in care or a related field is advantageous.

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with SEND.

-Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently when necessary.

-A commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion within the school community.

Simply Education’s specialist consultants will be on hand throughout the recruitment process to provide guidance and information about any roles we have available. We started our journey in January 2006 with the aim to provide teaching staff with local supply work and permanent roles. Over the years we have built strong working relationships with our schools, and we pride ourselves on placing enthusiastic candidates in their ideal teaching roles.

The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

·Your own dedicated Secondary school consultant.

· Access to our unique Educational Development Managers who provide CPD training.

· A variety of daily and long-term positions to suit your needs.

· 24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone.

· Minimal administration (no timesheets).

· Email and SMS verification of bookings.

· Online diary of bookings.

· School directions.

· £175 refer-a-friend scheme.

All candidates who register with Simply Education are required to provide references for the previous 2 years of work, 10-year work history as well as complete an enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or please call Nicole Howe on 01634 926 067.

If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local Kent office for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.

REF: NHO-4712-KENT

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