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SEN Teaching Assistant

Waltham Forest, London

£70 - £90 per day

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Are you looking to support SEN pupils in a Waltham Forest primary school?

  • We are seeking someone to work on a 1:1 basis with a Key Stage 2 pupil. Experience supporting children with SEN is desirable although not essential, but caring, dedication and positive outlook are essential qualities for anyone working at our school. The successful applicant should be able to start during the Winter Term in January 2020. The role is full time Monday Friday.

  • Role: Special Support Assistant
    Reporting to: Head of Middle School/Head of Learning Support

  • Responsibilities
    The successful applicant would be expected to work in a friendly and cohesive manner with colleagues, contributing positively to the progress of the named child/children requiring special support. The main areas of responsibility are:

  • Academic
    *To work individually with the child in the class under the direction of the Teacher;
    *To assist the Teacher to ensure that the child works to the best of their ability;
    *To assist with daily reading or vocabulary and comprehension as applicable;
    *To work closely alongside other Teachers and Teaching Assistants, and the Head of Section;
    *To liaise with the Teacher and the staff in the Learning Support Centre to ensure that the needs of the child is met;
    *To encourage and stimulate the child to progress in all their endeavours at whatever level;
    *To assist with the organisation and running of trips and events and supervising the child at these when necessary;
    *To work closely with Specialist Teachers and Therapists
    *To attend specialist sessions with the supported children during contractual hours

  • Pastoral
    *To assist the Teacher in looking after the wellbeing and pastoral needs of the child;
    *To monitor closely the behaviour of the child in class and deal with any inappropriate behaviour, in consultation with the Teacher and Head of Section if necessary, using various coping strategies that have been developed;
    *To encourage and reward the child for good behaviour, using a variety of different and appropriate methods;
    *To communicate effectively and regularly with the Teacher, other staff and the parents of the child, with regard to the childs behaviour and performance;
    *To liaise with the Teacher, the Head of Section, the School Counsellor, and the Sectional Learning Support (LSC) Coordinator where necessary;
    *To maintain notes on pastoral issues in the electronic profiling system.

  • Departmental
    *To keep the Teacher informed of any issues arising concerning the child in the class;
    *To attend staff meetings, INSET sessions and other occasional training sessions that are relevant to the role and Section;
    *To liaise with other Teaching Assistants and Teachers across year groups and Sections to ensure effective continuity at the end of the year;

  • Additional Duties
    *To attend occasional review meetings with the childs parents and other outside agencies.

  • Person Specification:
    Professional/Personal Attributes
    *Ability to demonstrate strong communication skills with pupils, parents and colleagues
    *High motivation and open to feedback/ideas on how to enhance performance
    *A positive attitude, and a patient nature.
    *Adaptability to changing circumstances and ideas.
    *Reliability and integrity.
    *Flexible, positive and engaging style
    *Shows respect and empathy

  • In all areas of school life, staff are expected to lead by example and demonstrate and uphold the values and principles that we wish the boys to learn.

  • By registering with Sanza we can offer you:

  • Rates of pay in line with experience and Main pay scale from day 1
    We care about your training and development more than any other agency which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! Thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor
    Great referral scheme recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
    Full interview preparation and assistance so youre fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
    Help with lesson planning our support doesnt stop once weve secured you a placement
    Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
    Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

  • Click Apply Now to get your application started for the role of Sen Teaching Assistant. Or for more information you can contact Lee Blake on######### / #########

  • We look forward to hearing from you so that we can make a difference to this school Because Education Matters.

  • Sanza Teaching Agency is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Sanza you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

  • We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

  • Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard Sanza Teaching are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Sanza Teaching is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.

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