Teaching Assistant – Special Educational Needs

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £98 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Career Teachers have an exciting full-time role available for an experienced 1:1 teaching assistant to work within a brilliant Primary School located in Burton on Trent.

This position will be full-time, starting September 2024 until July 2024. Your role will be to support a child in lower KS2 with Special Educational Needs.

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 Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Supervise and provide support for all pupils, ensuring their safety and ability to access learning activities and understand the information presented.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of individual education and behavior plans.
  • Establish trusting relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs and personalities.
  • Actively promote the inclusion and acceptance of pupils and staff, supporting diversity and ensuring all pupils have equal access to opportunities for learning and development.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with the class and engage in activities throughout the lesson.
  • Set challenging expectations for pupils to exceed their expectations and achieve learning goals.
  • Promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Provide feedback to pupils about their progress and achievements under the guidance of the teaching staff.
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly, and supportive environment and assist with the display of pupils’ work.
  • Assist with planning learning activities and undertake administrative tasks such as photocopying, typing, and filing as needed.
  • Provide detailed feedback to Teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress and any problems that arise.
  • Promote good pupil behavior, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policies, encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their behavior.
  • Support the use of computer technology in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • Prepare, maintain, and use equipment and resources required for learning activities and assist pupils in their use.
  • Uphold policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, and data protection, reporting all concerns to the appropriate person.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils, including before and after school and at lunchtime/break periods.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on extra-curricular visits, school trips and after school activities, taking responsibility for a group of pupils under the Teacher’s supervision when needed.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils alongside other support staff during the first day of a class Teachers’ absence.

Qualifications:

  • Hold a valid & recognised level 3 childcare qualification
  • Have recent experience supporting Key Stage 1 children
  • Have recent experience supporting pupils with Autism
  • Be genuinely committed to enhancing the educational and personal development of the child you are supporting and the rest of the class.
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service or willing to obtain a new one
  • References covering the last 2 years

This is an excellent opportunity to support the pupils at this Primary school in Burton. 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.

Apply today!!

“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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