SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Based in Portishead
  • Part time
  • SEN experience is essential

Long - Term teachers are working with a fantastic mainstream primary school, based in the seaside town, Portishead. The school is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant, who has excellent experience supporting students with SEN.

About the school:

A lovely school based in Portishead, with strong Christian values, who are part of a Multi - Academy Trust. They provide a nurturing approach to learning, however encourage their students to challenge themselves and always strive to be the best they can.

About the role:

Based in the year 3 class, you will be working 1:1 with students with additional needs, which include learning and behavioural. Work will be pre -planned, however you are welcome to add your own unique enthusiasm when delivering activities. You must coax the students to want to make progress both academically and socially. There will be an opportunity to offer general classroom support to other key stages, when the need arises, so it is important that you are able to support your team.

Working up to 3 days a week, from 8:30am - 3:30pmterm time only. The role will commence in Term 6, however if you demonstrate to be an excellent addition to the team, there will be an opportunity to progress to a permanent position.

About you:

The headteacher is looking for someone who is:

  • Caring and patient
  • Can understand triggers to support children with SEN
  • Genuine passion to support children who are vulnerable
  • Creative and confident
  • Great sense of humour
  • Mouldable
  • Strong safeguarding knowledge
  • At least 1 year of UK classroom experience
  • Great understanding of UK curriculum

Working with Long Term Teachers:

We are an independent agency working with Nurseries, Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.

LTT was founded with the aim of creating a genuine, transparent and straightforward service to help candidates secure their next role. We place a huge emphasis on delivering an exceptional service where you will be supported, listened to and valued throughout.

Your dedicated consultant will invest time to understand your experience, skill-set and what your ideal role looks like. You will have frequent updates with your progress through compliance, applications for specific roles as well as receiving additional information on roles which we feel may be of interest to you.

We are proud members of the REC and we have the highest standard of compliance. Working with us means you will get the very best support and guidance through the clearance process from your own specific point of contact from our in-house compliance team.

Required skills

  • Behavioural
  • Classroom
  • Mainstream
  • SEN
  • Nurturing
  • 1:1

Reference: 52721078

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