Connex - Nottingham
Position: SEN Supply Teaching Assistant
Contract Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Salary: £325 – £540 a week
At Connex Education, we’re collaborating with a Kirby-In-Ashfield based school that is well-regarded for its commitment to inclusivity and the development of a diverse community of learners, including those with various special educational needs. This institution prides itself on cultivating an environment that is welcoming, supportive, and dedicated to continuous improvement.
As a SEN Supply Teaching Assistant, your role is pivotal in fostering the growth and development of students with SEN. Your responsibilities encompass:
- Teacher Assistance: Collaborating with the classroom teacher to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment for students with special educational needs.
- Personalized Support: Providing individual or small-group support to students, customizing learning activities to meet unique learning requirements and facilitating academic progress.
- Behavioral Support: Implementing effective behavior management strategies to help students attain their social and emotional goals, thereby ensuring a positive and conducive learning atmosphere.
- Resource Preparation: Assisting in the preparation and organization of educational materials, making certain they are accessible to all students.
- Collaborative Approach: Working closely with fellow members of the SEN team, parents/guardians, and external professionals to establish a comprehensive and integrated support system for each student.
- Personal Care: Assist students with personal activities.
- Previous experience working with children or individuals with special educational needs is advantageous, though not mandatory.
- Demonstrated patience and empathy, with an ability to comprehend the diverse needs of students and adapt support accordingly.
- Strong communication and teamwork skills, enabling effective collaboration with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
- A commitment to promoting inclusion, diversity, and equality within an educational setting.
- Flexibility in working hours and an aptitude for adapting to changing schedules.
- A valid DBS check (or willingness to obtain one) is required.
- The opportunity to effect positive change in the lives of students with SEN, contributing to their academic achievements and personal development.
- Gain valuable experience in an educational setting and develop essential skills for a future career in education or related fields.
- Competitive salary package based on experience.
- Access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
How to Apply:
If you have a strong passion for supporting students with special educational needs and are interested in this fulfilling role, please submit your up-to-date CV. Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.