Early Years SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11129229
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 4 months ago
Do you have a passion for supporting students with Special Educational Needs?

Do you have experience working within a Primary School?

Do you enjoy working with children between the age of 0-5?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an EYFS SEN Teaching Assistant to start ASAP at large Primary school in Newham.

This mainstream school caters for a range of students with SEND who require 1 to 1 support. Many of the students are Autistic so experience working with children with Autism is highly desirable.

The school are currently over subscribed and take great pride in their SEN provision which focuses heavily on adapting the curriculum to meet the individual needs of each student.

All SEN students have a 1:1 key worker who are expected to contribute to planning and reporting on that child to ensure progress is being made.

You will also be supporting a range of other SEND needs like ADHD and SEMH.

Any knowledge of Makaton, PEC's or BSL is highly desirable.

Candidates with Team Teach training are highly encouraged to apply. For those who do not currently hold this certificate but are keen to continue their professional development, Protocol run regular sessions during half-terms.

Candidates who have not worked within a Primary School but have worked with children with SEND will also be considered for this role.

What's in it for you?

•Opportunity to work within a welcoming, passionate and professional team
•Join a vibrant EYFS team who genuinely enjoy their work
•An opportunity to expand your experience working with SEND
•Excel within a supportive team with great career opportunities possibility to go permanent for strong candidates
•Warm and welcoming Senior Leadership Team that values your development and well-being

What are the school looking for?

•Strong team-player
•Good knowledge of special needs, especially autism
•Previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant in a primary school
•Able to set appropriate barriers and manage behaviour
•Always looking to learn and constantly improve
• A strong knowledge of the EYFS curriculum

Interviews and trial days are taking place ASAP