We are looking for a teaching assistant to work with an individual child with special educational needs. The successful candidate will join our happy, committed and professional team.
The successful applicant will:
Enjoy working with children and want to make a difference;
Be keen to learn and welcome continued professional development;
Be organised and able to adapt planning, through daily assessment, to meet individual needs;
Have relevant school-based experience, particularly working with children with additional needs.
The person appointed will:
Work under the direction of the class teacher and school SENco.
Support the child on a personalised plan within a mainstream class.
Deliver specific interventions including those related to Social and Emotional difficulties.
Adapt planning and create resources to meet the child’s individual needs.
Ensure the child is safe and secure within the learning environment.
Communicate positively and regularly with parents.
Attend meetings with parents and professionals, where relevant, and support the child in reaching the targets set out on the child’s Education, Health and Care Plan and SEN Support Plan.
The following will be an advantage:
Experience of working with children on the Autistic Spectrum.
Training in first aid and positive handling.
NVQ Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) is desirable. Experience of working in a school environment and/or in a caring role is preferred.