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Teaching Assistant - SEN - Primary School

Posted 29 January by Edustaff Ended

Graduate S.E.N Primary Learning Support Assistant – Birmingham Primary School – Starts January

Are you an academically gifted and enthusiastic psychology graduate looking to gain further experience as a Learning Support Assistant in a Primary School?

Do you have previous experience of supporting young people with Special Educational needs?

Do you need to gain primary Learning Support Assistant experience in order to support your PGCE, or have a degree in Psychology looking to gain invaluable, post qualification experience?

Are you a 1st class or 2:1 degree holder, ideally in Psychology?

***Teaching Assistant – 1st or 2:1 Class Degree
***Starts ASAP (January)
***S.E.N Graduate TA Role
***Birmingham Primary School
***£55-60 a day
***Full time, term time position

Edustaff are currently working with a client primary school in Birmingham, which is looking to appoint a SEN Learning Support Assistant to start ASAP (Jan ‘18)

This Learning Support Assistant position will involve supporting a small number of pupils in their early years setting who have learning and behavioural difficulties. You will be responsible for promoting inclusion; working according to IEP's and advancing learning allowing the children you will be working with to make positive progress by successfully removing barriers to learning.

The successful candidate should:

•    Have a proven track record of working with children with a range of Special Educational Needs
•    Able to use positive reinforcement when supporting behaviour difficulties - working with pupils with ADHD this would be an advantage
•    Be highly flexible and adaptable in order to meet the differing needs of the pupils
•    Strong literacy and numeracy skills
•    Have excellent communication skills
•    Have an extremely patient attitude ensuring a positive role model for children
•    Be willing to work in EYFS (Reception class)

This is a ‘Good’ school which continues to go from strength to strength. The relatively new Head Teacher continually strives to make sure the school progresses in the right direction.

The Headteacher promotes an open and organic culture where suggestions from parents’ and governors are taken on board and often acted upon. You will be well supported in your role as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant as only through this type environment can the school and pupils make the progress expected.

Candidates need to have experience of working with young children, ideally in a school setting and have knowledge of the barriers to education facing some pupils.

Reference: 34130877

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