SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 6 June by Tradewind Recruitment
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Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have a heart for helping individuals reach their full potential in education? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an SEN Teaching Assistant within the Folkestone area!

Tradewind Recruitment is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant that is committed to providing exceptional support and guidance to students with SEND in Folkestone schools. We believe that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive academically and personally, and we are seeking a dedicated individual like you to help us make this vision a reality.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting pupils in specialised support units and providing one-to-one assistance to those with SEND.

The role would be full time covering the academic year, and temporary-to-permanent options can be available.

Role & Responsibilities - SEN Teaching Assistant:

* Provide personalised support and guidance to students with diverse needs
* Assist with the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) / Personalised Education Plans (PEP)
* Manage behaviour in an effective, pupil-centric way, in-line with school behaviour policies & those set out in the pupil's PEP/IEP
* Encourage and motivate pupils
* Work with the class teacher, SENCO, and parents to effectively support the pupil in their development


* Own or be willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure on the Update Service, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
* Legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment:

* 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 available 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

We are looking for individuals who are compassionate, patient, and resilient, with a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the lives of young people. Previous experience working with students with SEND is desirable but not essential, as training and support will be provided.

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education and make a difference in the lives of students with SEND, we would love to hear from you!

Reference: 52813106

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