SEND Makaton Assistant

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11263090
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: 4 months ago
Protocol Education are working with a Secondary SEN School in Reigate, who need a Makaton trained Teaching Assistant to help out in a Key Stage 4 classroom.

About the role:

As a Student Support Assistant, you'll be working within their Inclusion Centre. You'll be providing support for individual (s) or groups of students across the School with additional support needs to enable them to learn as effectively possible on their own and in groups, considering the needs involved. This may include challenging behaviour.

This is a student-led role and you'll be given more responsibility in managing the students timetable and following up on their absences, as well as keeping accurate records of student attendance. Experience of developing both an understanding barrier to learning faced by students and a range of strategies to overcome them will be beneficial in this role. Makaton trained candidates are required for this role , as you'll be working with students with hearing impairment.

Specific duties:

-You will be required to identify opportunities for the student (s) to work independently where appropriate. The role will involve support to other students in the classroom.
-To assist with the general pastoral care of the student(s).
-Provide support for students' emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with the College's Behaviour Policy

Core duties:

-Provide one to one support, where required
-You'll be required to assist in planning of activities
-Assist with the supervision of students out of lesson times.

What we look for in a candidate:

-Mentoring experience
-Pastoral care experience
-Additional SEN experience - Autism, Dyslexia and Moderate learning Difficulties
-Possess or willing to work towards a Literacy and Numeracy qualification at Level 2 or above
-Have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

About the College:

Our client is a successful, vibrant Secondary School. They support support students with SEND and challenging behaviours. The Team of staff are all super friendly, and they also offer on the job training.

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.