SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Wiltshire
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11255505
Salary: Salary dependant on role and experience
Job Published: 28 days ago
We are working with a Primary school in Trowbridge, Wiltshire who are looking to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistants, ideally with experience of working with children with ASD

The appointed Teaching Assistant will be working primarily with an ASD child with an EHCP, they will also be expected to work with small groups of children to raise attainment and lead intervention groups to enable the children to gain positive relationships with their peers and increase their independence.

The role will also involve supporting this child during break times and lunch times. The successful individuals will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and welfare of the assigned individual, ensuring they attain the targets set. Dealing with the behavioural, communication, social and emotional development of the children is integral to these roles.

The role is initially for mornings only, between 8.15 - 1.15 to cover lunch duty, but has the potential to be made full time depending on the success of the applicant

The school can offer you:
• A commitment to providing children with high quality learning opportunities
• A dedicated team of staff and governors
• A positive working environment
• Supportive and approachable Senior Leadership Team
• Strong and supportive SEN team

The ideal candidate will be:
• Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child with whom you are supporting
• Able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
• Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with outside agencies
• Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve
• Experienced of Primary School environments

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.

If you are interested in this role, then we would love to hear from you.

Please firstly register on our website and we will get in touch with suitable candidates. You can also contact the Bristol Primary office on 01179453960 or email