SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Graduate

Type: Graduate
Region: London

SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant | June Start | Barking | Full Time – Mon to Fri | Long term, Term time only – 35 hours | 95- 130 a day depending on experience

LTF Recruitment are supporting a Junior School in Barking that are looking to recruit a SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant. You will play a key role in shaping this exciting new provision, right from the very start. You will support the growth of the school and teaching assistant team and be a mentor for a newly appointed staff.

As the new higher level teaching assistant within the provision, your role will be to support the class teacher and SENCO with all elements of the day to day running of the class/s and to teach whole classes, groups and individual lessons in consultation with the class teacher. You will take the lead in the absence of a class teacher and assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment.

You will be expected to know and understand the class teacher’s curriculum planning and plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities to individual, small groups and/or classes modifying and adapting activities as necessary within agreed system of supervision.

An expectation of a higher-level teaching assistant is to establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the school. You will promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

Skills and Qualification:

– Higher level teaching assistant diploma or equivalent level 4 qualification is desirable but not required

– GCSE Pass above C (or 4 in the new GCSE system) in English and Maths

– Relevant knowledge of experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD

– Understanding of safeguarding principles and child protection procedures

– Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including manager behaviours that challenge

– Be positive and creative in assisting to meet pupils individual needs

This specialist SEN school is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities. They offer education for up to pupils aged 5-11 who have ASD and SEMH requirements. The curriculum is creative and personalised for the pupils to ensure that they are provided with the best opportunities to succeed.

The Headteacher is looking for fun, passionate, dedicated and driven staff to help support the vision for the pupils and the school environment. She is committed to offering a truly unique workplace environment, embedded with a supportive culture, positive ethos, strong teamwork and personal drive, with further career opportunities as both the school and company.

What the school can offer you:

– Full training. continued support and progression opportunities.

If you would like to find out additional information, please apply today

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