Learning Support Assistant

Location Shepperton
Discipline: Intervention Staff, Special Needs Staff
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Contact name: Starfyn Recruitment

Contact email: info@starfyn.co.uk
Published: about 1 month ago
Start date: 01/09/2022

SEN Teaching Assistant

Full time - Permanent - £16,000 - £20,000

Starfyn Education are working with a SEN School in Shepperton to find exceptional and caring SEN Teaching Assistants to support children from September. Many of the pupils are pre-verbal with other complex needs. The school is seeking two caring and committed teaching assistants with a background in supporting young children with special educational needs.

*** 1:1 Special Needs Learning Support Assistant

*** SEN TA to Support a children in a Specialist Setting

Person Specification

For this post, you must be an assertive and caring Teaching Assistant who has previous experience working with SEN children either in a volunteer or paid role. You will provide a willingness to contribute to all lessons and overseeing the preparation of lessons for the pupil/s in your charge. You must have the skills to confidently face challenging situations with a calm and collective approach. Previous experience supporting students is an essential requirement of this role.

About the Role

You will be working in a SEN class of between 6 - 8 pupils, supporting the class teacher in the day to day running and activities in class. The children are pre-verbal and learning about the world around them. These children need routine and consistency, so a TA with excellent organisational skills, dependable and hardworking would be ideal.

The School

The school is a part of a small group SEN Schools with easily accessible public transport links. The care and support given to pupils is just one of the factors that have made this school one of the most popular in the local area. It maintains a fair and inclusive teaching philosophy and has seen a massive improvement throughout all areas of school life.