SEND Teaching Assistant

Posted 12 June by Randstad Education
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Job Description: As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting teachers and students across various classes and activities. This unique position requires a driving licence, as you will occasionally be responsible for transporting students or school materials between our main campus and our sports or field trip locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist classroom teachers in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students, particularly those with additional needs.
  • Help prepare classroom materials and resources.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety of students during school hours, including during transport.
  • Drive the school minibus for trips, extracurricular activities, and other school-related transportation needs.
  • Support the organisation and supervision of off-site educational trips.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other staff members to foster a positive and productive learning environment.

Requirements:

  • A valid UK driving licence.
  • Experience working with children or young people, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Basic administrative and IT skills.

Desirable:

  • First Aid certification.
  • Experience driving a minibus or willingness to undertake training.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or childcare.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a supportive and forward-thinking school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of our students.

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and cover letter detailing their suitability for the role

Reference: 52850012

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