Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-59047
Location: Camden, London (North) NW3 UK
Job Type: Contract
Immediate Start: Yes
Salary £425 to £475 per Week

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

This nurturing and diverse school is looking for a talented graduate with relevant experience to work 1:1 as a Primary SEN Teaching Assistant with a Year 5 pupil with autism.

Do you have an understanding of children with additional needs and experience working with them on a 1:1 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 this child to strive to be the best they can be?

  • 1:1 support role for Year 5 child with ASD
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Full-time, long-term role
  • Must be resilient, empathetic and willing to get stuck in
  • Consistency and ability to build rapport extremely important
  • Ideal for Psychology graduates – must have relevant experience
  • Paid £85 – £95 a day before deductions
  • Camden
  • Shortlisting on an ongoing basis

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. He is in Year 5 and has ASD, therefore he requires somebody who is able to build a rapport with him and provide consistency at all times. Academically, he is behind and with SATS coming up and the transition into Secondary school, it is essential that he is provided with excellent support.

Person Specification:

You will need to have a minimum of a 2:1 degree, ideally in Psychology, however other subjects will be considered if you have the right knowledge and experience. 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, patient and physically fit!

About the School:

This vibrant and happy school is based in Camden 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 Michaela at i-teachers now.

Posted On: 22/02/2023
Recruiter: i-teachers

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