Primary ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant - January Start

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Excellent opportunity to gain solid SEN classroom experience within mainstream school based in Merton...

A school that creates a caring and happy learning environment where children are challenged and inspired to reach their maximum potential through high standards in teaching, learning and leadership.

A teaching assistant is required to support 1:1 a pupil in year 6 with ASD. The pupil has learning difficulties and some challenging behaviour. The role requires support with understanding and a breakdown of the lesson.

The head teacher will be looking for graduates who have an interest in psychology, or child development and be able to support a pupil based on their abilities.

* Immediate or January start until the end of the academic year (DBS dependant)
* GBP65 gross per day, 5 days a week
* Easy commute to Mitcham Eastfields station

Candidate requirements:

* Excellent communication skills to build rapport with this pupil and support long term
* A positive and caring approach with previous experience of supporting children, SEN experience would be desirable
* This can be a challenging role with supporting pupils with high needs; therefore the right candidate will need to be resilient and strong minded, yet patient and understanding of the pupils special needs

Advantages of working with this school:

* The potential to develop new skills and qualifications
* The opportunity to develop skills in SEN/Behaviour management/Pupils with high needs/one to one support
* GBP65 gross per day, full time long term for the academic year
* Support and direction from the class teacher to help you work to the standards of the school and effectively support the pupil
* Expand and develop your 1:1 experience by supporting this pupil on a long term basis in a supportive primary school

Role Requirements:

* Must be eligible to work in the UK
* Recent Graduates at degree level
* Child related experience
* SEN experience preferred
* Good subject knowledge
* Passion to work with SEN
* Able to commit to the full academic year
* Reliable and committed

How to apply:

* CV application will be essential
* Interviews will take place immediately
* Please contact Kate at Academics for immediate short listing
* Please include all child related experience, voluntary or paid will be considered
* Must be a Graduate in order to be shortlisted for this role