Special Needs Assistant

Location: Waltham Forest
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11250728
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 23 days ago
1:1 SEN Support, Level 2/3

I am looking a for a Special Needs Assistant: 1:1 SEN Support from September 2020. You will be working under the direct instruction of a teaching/senior leadership team, usually in the classroom with the teacher to support access to learning for individual pupil/s both inside and outside the classroom.

Must have experience supporting pupils with a variety of SEND including Autism, ASD, SEMH, ADHD, ODD, non-verbal, complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Key Responsibilities:

Support for Pupil/s:

•Attend to pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes including; social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.

•To aid in planning, to deliver and implement work programmes to the pupil/s under the direction and supervision of the teacher, enabling them to achieve maximum access and participation in the National Curriculum.

•To establish a constructive working relationship with the pupil/s, setting reasonable expectations and acting as a positive role model.

•Supervise and support pupil/s ensuring their safety and access to learning.

•Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.

•To promote independence, confidence and self-esteem.

•To encourage the pupil/s to interact and work co-operatively with others.

•To provide positive feedback and praise to the pupil/s in relation to progress and achievement.

Support for the Teacher:

•To work under the direction of the teacher and to be involved in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of pupil/s learning.

•To assist, with the class teacher (and other professionals as appropriate) in the development of suitable programmes of support (IEPs).

•Undertake pupil record keeping as requested.

•Gather/report information from and to parents/carers as directed.

Support for the Curriculum:

•To work with other staff members to develop an engaging curriculum to meet the needs of the child.

•To deliver learning activities to the pupil.

•To work and communicate effectively with outside agencies where required.

•Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupil/s in their use.

Support for the School:

•Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

•Be aware of and support differences and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

•Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

•Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

•Attend relevant meetings as required.

•Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

•Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes.

•Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.

This is a description of the main duties and responsibilities of the post. If you feel you are suitable for this role and are looking for flexible working options from September 2020 then join Protocol Education OR call one of our branches to discuss what we offer and how we can help.

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 £44.00.