SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Coleshill
  • £77 - 90 per day

Connex - Birmingham

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen, for an experienced Learning Mentor to join a developing Special Educational Needs school based in Coleshill, Warwickshire. 

Our client is a newly developing, independent provision. Supporting children and young people aged 8-18 with Autism Spectrum Condition and Social Emotional Mental Health. Providing a bespoke, unique and exciting curriculum that nurtures and supports their students with the use of therapy assisted animals. 

The successor of this vacancy will be a confident, independent professional who is and can demonstrate their commitment into supporting young people with special educational needs.

Resilience is key to this position as you must be adaptable to challenging situations and willing to use initiative when working on a 1:1 basis.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom.
  • To provide morale and social/family support to designated young person.
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas.

Person Specification:

  • Evidence of working with challenging behaviour.
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people.
  • High degree of resilience, would suit individuals from a HM Forces / Policing background
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

Connex Education is committed to the well-being and safeguarding of young people and seek like-minded Teaching Assistants to carry on this passion. If this role is suitable to you and your requirements, please apply today or get in touch with our office on 02476 633 334 for more information.

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