Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Leicester
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11197706
Salary: Salary dependant upon experience
Job Published: 10 days ago
The role is within a special school, the school is for pupils with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs including Autism. The school prides themselves in having high standards and continually working on improving their pupils' performances.

As a teaching assistant, you need to be inspiring and enthusiastic to work alongside senior leaders and class teachers, to accelerate the learning of pupils. It is important to create an environment that is nurturing, encouraging and supportive while at the same time setting challenges.The focus of the role will be to support pupils achieve their full potential in their academic, social, creative, personal, physical and moral development. As well as build their confidence to become as independent as possible.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2019/2020 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

·Managing pupil's behaviour
·Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
·Helping the students with their life skills

For this role, you will have:

·Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
·Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
·Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
·Happy to work one to one and small group work.
·An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00.