SEN Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
55.00 - 65.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent

SEN Teaching Assistant within a mainstream school

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant job in Staffordshire.

Are you looking for a Teaching Assistant job in Stoke on Trent?

A Primary School situated in Stoke on Trent, are looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant whose responsibility will be to support two key children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) on a 1:1 basis. This mainstream primary school is well supported by staff, parents and governors with strong links in the community. Both staff and pupils are proud to be a part of their successful establishment.

The role is split into morning and afternoon sessions. In the morning, you will be supporting a Yr3 pupil with ADHD. The child is very bright and needs someone who can help him develop academically. The child requires a fair but firm approach and positive behaviour management support. In the afternoon, you will be working with a pupil in Reception who has Autism and limited speech. The child does not require any personal care. The ideal TA will be nurturing and caring. Knowledge of PECS and/or Makaton will be an advantage.

Previous experience working as an SEN Teaching Assistant in a Primary School is essential. Additionally the ideal candidate will:

- Be patient and empathetic towards children
- Have a real interest in supporting pupils with SEN (ADHD and Autism)
- Be flexible
- Be able to use his/her initiative
- Be able to commit to a full-time, long-term role - Have an understanding of what it means to support children with special needs

This Primary Teaching Assistant opportunity offers exceptional scope for development and the opportunity to take on various projects.

If you would like to be considered for the post please give Callum a call on .

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