SEND Teaching Assistant – Full Time

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £100 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Career Teachers have a fantastic, full-time opportunity for an experienced 1:1 Teaching Assistant from September 2024.

This is a full-time position for the full academic year. You will be working Monday – Friday 08:30-15:30. You will be supporting a child in Year 4 who has Special Educational Needs. You will be required to follow the child’s EHCP and provide the best possible support to the child.

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.

This is a fantastic school and there are opportunities of going permanent too.

As a Teaching Assistant you will have:

  • Experience in supporting pupils in a classroom environment, including those with Special Educational Needs and Additional Learning Needs.
  • 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 pupil’s 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 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.

Qualifications/Licences/Certifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.
  • Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools
  • Level 2 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. (Induction Training for Teaching Assistants & Support Staff).
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Previous teaching support experience with children
  • Fluent level of English, both spoken and written.

This is an excellent opportunity to support the pupils at this school and build 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.

If you are interested in this role or any other positions we have across the Derby, please contact Career Teachers on Tel: 01332 291723 or email a copy of your CV to Gemma.Crane@careerteachers.co.uk

*INDDERTA*

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

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.

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