SEN Teaching Assistant - Trowbridge

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Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire

September 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN)? Do you have a caring and supportive nature? We are seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.

This is a dynamic and inclusive educational institution committed to providing a nurturing environment where every child can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Our dedicated staff members work collaboratively to support students with a range of SEN requirements, ensuring that each child receives the tailored support they need to succeed.

Position Overview: As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with our experienced teaching staff to provide individualized support to students with SEN, including but not limited to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, and speech and language difficulties. You will assist in implementing personalized learning plans, providing one-on-one support, and facilitating small group activities to promote academic progress and social development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support to students with SEN in the classroom, ensuring their engagement and participation in learning activities.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to assess student progress and adapt support strategies accordingly.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.
  • Provide assistance with personal care and mobility for students with physical disabilities, as required.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and communicate effectively with parents and colleagues.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working with children with SEN is highly desirable.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting students with diverse needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or SEN support are advantageous but not essential.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with SEN.

If you are passionate about supporting children with SEN and making a positive impact in their lives, we would love to hear from you.

Reference: 52595245

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