This Ofsted rated Good Primary school in Camden is an inclusive and progressive learning environment committed to engaging and inspiring pupils to want to learn and that prides itself on its dedication to ensuring every child receives a first-class education and achieves their full. The school are looking for an SEN TA with experience to work 1:1 with a child in the nursery. Experience of non-verbal, limited vocabulary, personal care (shared by all members of the team), behavior management and possible ASD Interventions. The person will be interacting with all children in our EYFS, and the school are looking for 'plenty of self-motivation'.
This is the ideal opportunity if you are looking for a learning support position that will challenge you to utilise your knowledge, communication skills and creativity to develop varied approaches that help pupils understand the information presented.
You will be combining your knowledge of learning support and teaching techniques with your compassion and understanding of learning needs and, in some cases, difficulties to support pupils in their educational career and Teachers in their duties.
As a SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) you will have:
Experience in supporting pupils in a classroom environment, including those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Additional Learning Needs (ALN).
A good understanding of the national Key Stage Curriculum.
Sound understanding of child development and learning.
The ability to demonstrate active listening skills and strong verbal communication skills.
A dedication to establishing positive relationships with pupils and understanding their needs.
The ability to provide varying levels of individual attention, reassurance and support with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils' needs.
Willingness and ability to adapt to a wide range of duties in response to changing circumstances.
The ability to monitor a pupil's response to learning activities and modify or adapt the activities to achieve the intended learning outcomes.
The confidence to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek new teaching methods.
The ability to provide constructive feedback to pupils in a way that reinforces self-esteem.
The ability to handle complex and sensitive issues with empathy and understanding.
Ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the college team.
Demonstrable commitment to equal opportunities.
An interest in continuing your personal and professional development.To be a good fit for a Teaching Assistant (TA) role, you will need to be:
Empathetic and compassionate
Well-presented and professional
Positive and motivational.
Supportive and understanding.
Trustworthy and ethical.
Assertive and confident.
Flexible and resourceful.
5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.and
Previous teaching support experience with children within the age range of Early Years with SEN students
Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.Building upon your teaching support skills, gaining extraordinary experience in a wide range of teaching methods, aids and approaches that bring out the best in each pupil.
With your knowledge and experience of supporting children, some with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Additional Learning Needs (ALN) and some without, you will be an asset to this Ofsted rated Good Primary school in Camden. So, if you are ready to take on a new challenge with this rewarding role, we look forward to receiving your application.
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All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:
- Attend an interview in person;
- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;
- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients