Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 29 May 2024
Salary: £83.85 to £95.00 per day
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 26 June 2024
Location: Wakefield
Company: senploy
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 137764

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Job Title: Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Wakefield, WF2

Salary: 83.85-95 per day

Contract Type: Full-time, Part-time, flexible working

About Us:

A vibrant and inclusive school in Wakefield are dedicated to providing high-quality education for all students. They pride themselves on upholding a supportive environment and commitment to the personal and academic growth of each student. They are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team.

Job Description:

As a Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) to achieve their full potential. You will work closely with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and class teachers to provide tailored support and create an inclusive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assist in the planning and delivery of tailored learning activities for students with SEN.
- Provide one-on-one support to students, helping them to understand and complete tasks.
- Support students in developing social skills and managing their behavior.
- Work collaboratively with teachers, therapists, and parents to ensure the best outcomes for students.
- Monitor and record the progress of students, providing feedback to the SENCO and teachers.
- Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment.
- Assist with administrative tasks related to SEN provision.

Person Specification:

Education: A recent graduate with a degree in Education, Psychology, or a related field.

Experience: Previous experience working with children or individuals with SEN is highly desirable.

Skills and Attributes:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with special needs.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- A proactive and flexible approach to work.

What We Offer:
- A supportive and collaborative working environment.
- Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
- The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with SEN.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a cover letter detailing their suitability for the role.

Application Deadline: Friday 28th June 2024

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ's on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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