As a SEN TA specializing in social, emotional and mental health needs, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with a range of special educational needs, with a primary focus on addressing their social and emotional needs. Your role will involve working closely with both teachers and students to create a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment that enables every child to thrive.
· Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with social and emotional difficulties, including those with autism, ADHD, anxiety disorders, and other related challenges.
· Develop and implement personalized support plans in collaboration with teachers and other professionals to address individual student needs.
· Foster positive relationships with students, promoting their emotional and social development.
· Assist in the creation and implementation of behaviour management strategies.
· Support students in developing essential life skills, self-regulation techniques, and emotional resilience.
· Collaborate effectively with the SENCO, teachers, parents, and external agencies to ensure a holistic approach to student support.
· Maintain accurate records of student progress and report on achievements to relevant stakeholders.
· Attend training sessions and professional development opportunities to stay up-to-date with best practices in SEN education.
Qualifications and Skills:
· Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
· Previous experience working with students with social and emotional needs in an educational setting is highly desirable.
· A genuine passion for supporting children and young people with special educational needs.
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
· Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with students.
· Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
· Knowledge of relevant SEN legislation and best practices.
· First Aid (Desired)
· Safeguarding training
Interested? Contact Sami at firstname.lastname@example.org or please respond to this advert.