SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Redcar
  • £80 - 100 per day

Connex - North East

Are you enthusiastic about making a meaningful impact in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Do you possess a strong commitment to supporting students along their educational journey? If so, an exciting opportunity awaits! We’re actively seeking a devoted and empathetic SEN Supply Teaching Assistant to join our team in Redcar and Cleveland on a full-time, temporary basis.

Position: SEN Supply Teaching Assistant Location: Redcar and Cleveland Contract Type: Full-Time, Temporary Salary: £80.00 per day

Connex Education is partnering with a respected school in Redcar and Cleveland, renowned for its dedication to inclusivity and nurturing a diverse community of learners, including those with varying special educational needs. This institution prides itself on creating an environment that’s both supportive and welcoming, committed to continuous improvement.

Role Overview:

As a SEN Supply Teaching Assistant, your role plays a pivotal part in fostering the growth and development of students with SEN. Your responsibilities include:

  • Teacher Assistance: Collaborating with classroom teachers to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment for students with special educational needs.
  • Personalized Support: Providing tailored individual or small-group support to students, customizing learning activities to meet unique needs and facilitate academic progress.
  • Behavioral Support: Implementing effective strategies to assist students in achieving their social and emotional goals, thereby ensuring a positive learning atmosphere.
  • Resource Preparation: Assisting in the organization of educational materials, ensuring accessibility for all students.
  • Collaborative Approach: Working closely with fellow SEN team members, parents/guardians, and external professionals to establish comprehensive support systems for each student.

Requirements:

  • While previous experience working with children or individuals with special educational needs is advantageous, it’s not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated patience, empathy, and an ability to understand diverse needs to adapt support accordingly.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills to collaborate effectively with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
  • Commitment to promoting inclusion, diversity, and equality within an educational setting.
  • Flexibility in working hours and adaptability to changing schedules.
  • A valid DBS check (or willingness to obtain one) is required.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to positively impact students with SEN, contributing to their academic achievements and personal development.
  • Valuable experience in an educational setting, fostering essential skills for future careers in education or related fields.
  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities.

How to Apply:

If you’re passionate about supporting students with special educational needs and are interested in this rewarding role, please submit your up-to-date CV to michelle.bowden@connex-education.com.

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