SEND Learning Support / TAs

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11221947
Salary: £60.15 - £69.35 per day
Job Published: 8 months ago

Children with special needs need your love and support, not sympathy.

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you have previous experience working with children?

We are looking for a teaching assistant (TA) / Learning support assistant (LSA) in Newcastle area to support students with Autism and speech and language difficulties. Your day to day role will be working with students on a one to one basis and in small group sessions, working alongside the therapy team and supervising on educational visits. Can you help children with different physical and mental challenges equally access education?

Job responsibilities:
• Participating in therapy sessions including sensory rooms, occupational therapy and art therapy
• Monitor pupils progress and report back to the main teacher
• Make sure the classroom is health and safety enabled
• Building on key life skills and boosting confidence
• Encouraging students with progressing their social skills
• Supervise pupils on educational visits and days out from the school
• Encouraging learners to be more independent
• Understand the needs of individual pupils and flex your style to best suit them

Essential requirements
• Must have experience with SEN, care, nursing or support worker roles
• Experience with ASD, SEMH, SLD, MLD, PMLD and speech and language difficulties
• A great personality, energy and sense of humour
• Self-confidence and initiative
We have an array of exclusive positions in Newcastle and North Tyneside for temporary and permanent contracts. To apply or to have a confidential chat call Emily on 0191 279 7270 or email her at Our term time opening hours are 7am-6:30pm Monday to Friday.

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.