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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: London Borough of Barnet
  • Start date: 17 May 2016
  • Category: Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10733707
  • Branch: London North West Primary
  • Consultant: Glenn Cunningham
  • Call: 0208 371 7915
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Ideally with at least 1 years experience in a similar role, you will be committed to the development of special needs pupils. It would be hugely advantageous to your application if you had relevant qualifications. You will be a team player, flexible in your approach and able to work both collaboratively and independently. You will be committed to meeting the needs of the pupil and the school. You will have strong numeracy, literacy and communication skills.

Your role will include but not be limited to:

Assist in the learning environment by working with either individuals or small groups of children under the guidance of the Special Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) and Teachers in the school. Implement agreed learning activities and teaching programmes as instructed by the SENCo or Class Teacher. The Teaching Assistant will also report back to the SENCo or Class Teacher about the pupil’s achievements & progress;

Use sign language, eg. Makaton to support pupils with Downs Syndrome pupils

Work with and support pupils with Individual Educational Plans (IEPs). Assist in the development of the IEPs in conjunction with the SENCo or Class Teacher;

Use initiative to adjust activities to meet the needs of individual children to ensure that all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop at their pace;

Observe & acknowledge children’s achievements; thereby encouraging a positive learning attitude;

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.
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