Posted 2 months ago
Location: Ellesmere Port
Salary: £375-425 per week
Start Date: 4th September 2023
Contract: Full-time, Long-term contract
Are you passionate about education and committed to supporting young people with social emotional and mental health needs? Are you looking for a career change or a new role within the Education sector? Please look at our exciting Teaching Assistant role below!
Simply Education is excited to be working with a local school in Ellesmere Port that shares our values and commitment to helping students achieve their full potential. We are seeking an outstanding Teaching Assistant to work with this school to support the fantastic teachers in their work and provide consistency and stability for their students. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in helping students aged between 8-16 to develop and grow, supporting them in their academic studies and wider life skills.
This school takes a child-centred approach to learning, working with each individual student to understand their current needs and interests, and developing an education plan that suits them best. All students have an EHCP in place, and 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 is dedicated to providing 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 Teaching Assistant for this role will have experience working in education, be comfortable contributing to the school and classroom values and ethos 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 to 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!
- To support students to access their learning.
- 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.
- An understanding of SEMH needs
- Knowledge and understanding of vocational education.
- Strong communication skills.
- Resilience and the ability to model and promote high behaviour 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 is desirable.
The key benefits for 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, An introduction to the role of a Cover Supervisor and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your 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 directs 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 Teaching Assistant who is committed to supporting students who have become disconnected with their learning, please apply today.
If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Teaching Assistant role please contact Emma Bloore, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Cheshire office in Nantwich.
Alternatively, if this role isn’t quite right for you, please do get in contact as we are currently working on several exciting opportunities within the Cheshire area which could be the right role for you.