Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SEN546
Salary: £83 - 100 per day
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Title: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Contract, Full-Time

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Job Duties:

  • Provide support to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in classroom settings
  • Assist teachers in implementing individual education plans for students with SEN
  • Help create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students
  • Support students with personal care and mobility needs, if required
  • Collaborate with other professionals such as educational psychologists and speech therapists

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths
  • Relevant Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Knowledge of SEN and experience working with children with additional needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant in a school setting
  • Understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to adapt to different situations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SEN-specific qualifications such as SEN Diploma
  • First Aid certification
  • Experience using assistive technology for students with SEN

Working Conditions:

  • Working hours typically follow school hours
  • May require some physical exertion when assisting students with mobility needs
  • Opportunity for professional development and training

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 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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We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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