ADHD Teaching Assistant

Posted 16 April by Tradewind Recruitment
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About the Role:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in empowering a Year Four student with ADHD to thrive in the classroom. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • 1-2-1 Support: Provide personalised support to the student, helping them navigate their learning journey and manage their ADHD-related challenges effectively.
  • Learning Support: Collaborate closely with the class teacher to adapt lessons and materials to suit the individual needs and learning style of the student.
  • Behaviour Management: Implement strategies to support the student's behavioural and emotional well-being, ensuring a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Progress Tracking: Maintain comprehensive records of the student's progress and work closely with the school's SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and parents to communicate progress and make necessary adjustments.
  • Inclusion: Foster a sense of belonging for the student within the classroom, promoting an environment where they can learn and grow alongside their peers.

Qualities We Look For in a Candidate:

  • Empathy: A deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by children with ADHD and a patient, empathetic approach to their support.
  • Adaptability: The ability to adapt teaching techniques and strategies to suit the student's specific needs and promote their success.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with the class teacher, parents, SENCO, and other staff members.
  • Positive Reinforcement: A talent for using positive reinforcement and behaviour management techniques to encourage positive behaviours and self-regulation
  • Experience: Previous experience working with children with ADHD or relevant qualifications in education and child development is advantageous.

Why Tradewind?

  • Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Bristol. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on / #BRITA

Required skills

  • Children
  • Classroom
  • Education
  • PPA
  • SEN
  • Students
  • Teacher
  • Teaching
  • Training
  • Degree
  • Trainee
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • PMLD
  • ASD
  • Support
  • TA
  • SEBD
  • LSA
  • HLTA
  • Graduate Scheme
  • University
  • Graduates
  • SEND
  • EDB
  • SEMH

Reference: 52481518

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