Special needs teaching Assistant

Location: Bromley
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11227185
Salary: Salary dependant on experience
Job Published: 8 months ago

A beautiful school in Beckenham rated good with outstanding elements by Ofsted. They are looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, to join our Additionally Resourced Unit provision for Children with Severe and Complex Needs. NVQ Level 2 or equivalent and excellent literacy and numeracy skills are essential and experience of working with children in KS1 and KS2 is desirable.

Applicants will need to have experience of working with children with special educational needs and an understanding of the barriers to learning for children with Autism and communication difficulties. They must be able to work effectively with the whole school team and outside agencies to provide a high level of support for the pupils and to provide them with a safe and secure learning environment. You must be able to use your initiative, be flexible to deal with all eventualities and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. An awareness of issues relating to working with children is essential; as is the understanding of the need to work within school policies and procedures.

You will be patient and caring combined with the ability to:

build good relationships with children
work closely with parents and other professionals
plan suitable activities and keep the children motivated at all stages
provide pastoral care and support to children and provide them with a secure environment to learn
organising learning materials and resources
make imaginative use of resources
actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace
be able to use their own initiative and have a good standard of written English
SEN Teaching Assistant JD