SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Tower Hamlets
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: SDSENTTA3
Salary: £400 - 500 per week
Job Published: 16 days ago


We working in partnership with a secondary school based in Tower Hamlets who are currently recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant.

This amazing opportunity would be ideal for a passionate, warm, caring SEN Teaching Assistant who is confident in helping support young people in a range of special educational needs, including; Autism, ADHD, Social & Emotional Mental Health (SEMH).

About role:

Your role as a SEN Teaching Assistant would be to help in the organisation and preparation of classroom resources, to be passionate, interested and understanding to those with special educational needs. As a SEN Teaching Assistant you would also be working under the direction of the schools SENCO and so being a great team player is important. Additionally, you should encourage students to actively work independently for developmental purposes with a patient empathetic approach.

Though this role would be beneficial for a Teacher Graduate, those considering a career in Teaching or a Psychology Graduate who is seeking a career in Clinical or Educational Psychology. SEN Teaching Assistants would also provide a wide range of support to the teacher such as planning (under the guidance of teachers/specialists), resource, deliver, monitor and review progress for children.

About you:

  • Experience working with young people with Special Educational Needs such as Autism, ADHD, Social & Emotional Mental Health (SEMH).
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal, written and reading comprehension.

If you do not have any relevant experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant, but are determined to learn, please apply. Training and additional qualifications will be available and the opportunity for progression within the schools.

If you are interested in being considered for the role of Teaching Assistant, please apply immediately. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview with the SENCO.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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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