Primary SEND Teaching Assistant

65.00 - 75.00 GBP Daily
13 May 2022
10 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Connex Education are working with a range of mainstream Primary schools & specialist SEN schools across Leicester, who are seeking SEND Teaching Assistants to join their team on a day to day and long term basis, with the vision to become a permanent member of staff if desired.

If you are looking for a level 2 or level 3 specialist teaching assistant post and are based in Leicestershire, then this is just the role for you. However, if you are unqualified but have the right experience, we still want to hear from you as this school are happy to support the right person on their job search, without the initial qualifications!!

This position requires you to support the teaching and learning of pupils, within both a classroom setting and outside of the class too, but still in school. You will work closely alongside the main class teacher with planning, assessments and the children's' progress and you will be required to support small groups or work 1:1 with children with Autism and ASD. In most occasions you will be allocated a specific student or group and work with them throughout the whole of your placement, so you will have the opportunity to build a strong rapport with the pupils.

Due to the nature of the school and students it is essential you are confident in your ability to work with students with SEND and it's very desirable for you to have prior experience working in a similar role.

As the successful Teaching Assistant you will:

- Be understanding of students needs

- Have a keen interest and passion for education

- Have strong behaviour management skills

- Have a calming presence and be a problem solver

- Resilient and able to 'think on your feet'

- Good sense of humour and engage well with young people

- Experience working with young people with special educational needs

The schools we work with offer afantastic support network available to all staff. Our schools are very passionate about giving young people the best possible start and providing the skills and knowledge to enable their students to go on to succeed in life.

This position can be flexible, and you will be able to work on both a full or part time, dependent upon your situation. With Connex Education, you will have the opportunity to train to teach with our very own Teacher Training Partnership, gaining a PGCE with QTS within 1 year, subject to criteria.

Connex Education will offer you in return:

- Ongoing support at all hours

- Temporary and permanent opportunities

- Weekly pay via PAYE, no hidden fees/payments

- Complete transparency on payments, using our portal to view your working calendar and payments

- Regular, FREE CPD via our sister company, The Thirsty Scholars

- Guaranteed pay scheme on offer for this particular role

If you are interested in the above role, or a confidential chat then enquire today and send your CV to (url removed) or call on (phone number removed)