Graduate Primary SEN Teaching Assistant – KS1 – Autism

Category: | Reference: ITEACH-4286
Location: UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 - £325 per week

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant – KS1 – ASD – Graduate Role!

Do you have an understanding of children with additional needs and experience working with them on a 1:1 or group basis in a school setting?

Are you an ambitious graduate with experience working with children with additional needs and the ability to work flexibly within a school that is committed to the development of its staff and children?

Do you have the passion and drive to commit to a career in education, inspiring every children to strive to be the best they can be?

This nurturing and diverse primary school is looking for a talented graduate to work 1:1 with a child in Year 1 with autism.

  • 1:1 support role for child with ASD
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Full-time, long-term role
  • Minimum 2:1 and strong A Levels
  • Experience working with children with additional needs extremely advantageous
  • Paid £300 – £325 per week
  • You may be Team Teach trained and/ or having experience with Makaton and PECS
  • Central Birmingham
  • Role starting ASAP

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant – About the Role:

This role is a unique and highly rewarding opportunity to work with an enthusiastic and happy child, who has specific personal development needs. You will spend your time working 1:1 within in the classroom and in the playground during play time and lunch time. This child requires enthusiastic support and encouragement to interact with classmates and other children throughout school, in order to develop their social awareness and personal development.

Person Specification:

You will need to have a minimum of a 2:1 degree, with some experience working with people with additional needs. The ideal candidate will be committed to career in education or Educational Psychology and will have some experience working with children with Special Educational Needs. You will need to have a caring and understanding approach to working with children, and be able to easily think on your feet in challenging environments. This child can display challenging and unpredictable behaviour, so you will need to be resilient and patient. Ideally, you will have a sound knowledge of teaching concepts to children in primary school.

This role would be suited who is Team Teach trained and has experience of Makaton and PECS – don’t worry if you don’t have this if you have other experience!

About the School:

This vibrant and happy school is based in Central Birmingham and is easily accessible by public transport. The school is wholly committed to the support and development of its staff, and will provide the most relevant training opportunities for the perfect candidate. The school has fabulous resources to accommodate children with a wide range of needs.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you then send your CV to Jamie at i-teachers now or call for a friendly chat!

Posted On: 03/12/2018
Recruiter: i-teachers

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