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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Location: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10770576
  • Branch: London Primary East
  • Consultant: Alison Swan
  • Call: 020 3219 7710
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Job description
Protocol Education are recruiting Special Needs Teaching Assistants to work in a junior school in Barking & Dagenham.

Previous experience working with special needs children is essential, candidates with childcare experience outside of a school environment, who have the right attitude and transferable skills, are welcome to apply too.

The role;

You will be working on a one to basis with pupils with complex needs who need close support in and out of the classroom. You will work closely with other school staff in supporting the child you are working with, tracking and reviewing the child’s progress, working within the schools guidelines and policies. You will assist with school work in various subjects, and will often need to find ways to keep that pupil engaged in lessons. You will need to build a relationship and gain trust from the pupil in order for you to help them improve and raise their attainment in school.

Suitable applicants;

Will have experience working with children with special needs

Have transferable skills they can use in the classroom

Have childcare qualifications, and be trained to work with SEN pupils

Will be Team Teach trained, know PECS and Makaton (preferred)

Be committed and passionate about working with children with additional needs

If you have relevant experience and qualifications

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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