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Teach Now are seeking passionate, experienced and dedicated Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants to work in an OFSTED rated ‘Good' school. The role is to begin in September and will continue on until the end of the academic year.
The school are looking for an individual who has previous experience working with children with Down’s Syndrome. The student is non-verbal (has no speech) and gets easily frustrated so the school are looking for someone who can support the student and teacher with communication. Someone with experience using different communication aids is ideal so together you can work on speech and language. You must also be confident with your behaviour management and happy to completely commit to the role as continuity is key. The school are looking for someone to build a strong relationship with the child while at the same time raising the levels in Numeracy and Literacy. The role is full time, Monday - Friday for the hours of 8:30am – 4:00pm
Qualifications are not required for this role
The school are looking for individuals that are:
Experienced working with children with SEN especially Down’s Syndrome
Experienced working with children that are non-verbal
Experienced working with different types of communication aids
Dedicated and passionate about education
Able to commit for the duration of the placement
Creative and dynamic in their approach to teaching and learning
Honest and compassionate
Happy to complete training to further develop their knowledge and understanding in education.
DBS checked or happy to complete one
Successful candidates will benefit from:
Working alongside a supportive team
Having a designated and committed consultant to support you through your role
An excellent referral bonus scheme
If this role sounds interesting to you and you feel you have all the above qualities, then please submit your up to date CV to Alexis.
Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you!