SEND Teaching Assistants
Location – Northwich, UK
EdNet: The Education Network is currently seeking experienced Teaching Assistants for a very well respected SEND School in the central Northwich area. These are full-time, temporary-to-permanent posts (for the right candidates), and will commence September 2023. You will have experience and understanding of the needs of pupils with complex physical, emotional and learning difficulties;
Medical conditions e.g. autism, sensory impairment, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, SEMH; Classroom routines; STO’s for each child; Behaviour plans; Care Plans; Communication techniques e.g. Makaton, PECS. As well as assisting the teacher in the classroom under their direction you will attend to the personal, social and physical needs of pupils including washing, toileting, assisting with feeding, bathing, and dressing.
You will assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with pupils so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered. You will also be required to liaise with parents and carers in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils' well being. Also, you will be expected to prepare and maintain learning equipment and ensure that the classroom is kept clean and tidy.
The successful candidate will:
- Have previous experience of working in a similar environment
- NVQ L2 (or above) in Early Years Childcare and Education, or equivalent TA qualification
- A willingness to participate in relevant training and development opportunities
- Be keen to learn and develop professionally
- Be able to work on their own initiative
- Be a pro-active team member, committed to raising standards and achievements
- Have a passion for education and raising the achievement of all children
To express interest, please submit a CV via the link below, and if suitably qualified our consultant will contact you to further discuss the role.
EdNet: The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. EdNet: The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. EdNet: The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.
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