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SEMH SEN Teaching Assistant – Kidderminster– ASAP

Location
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Salary
£65.00 to £75.00 Per Day
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
SEN Teaching Assistant Kidderminster ASAP Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire Start date: ASAP SEN specialism: SEMH Contract: Full Time ASAP until December 2022 Hours: 8:30am 3pm Pay rate: £65-£75 per day An inclusive and nurturing Special Needs School in Kidderminster is seeking a compassionate, resilient and dedicated Teaching Assistant for a full time role starting ASAP until December 2022. You will be expected to support individual pupils or small groups of pupils who have been excluded, or are at risk of exclusion. The vast majority of pupils at this school have also been identified with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlotte from the Worcester office. The School: This Outstanding Ofsted rated Alternative Provision Free School educates pupils aged 11-17, who for a wide variety of reasons have disengaged or experienced difficulties in mainstream education. The school provides a menu of short and long-term programmes geared to effecting high quality productive post-16 progression or effective reintegration into mainstream schools. Students reap the rewards of an innovative and bespoke curriculum by using outdoor education, delivering highly engaging and relevant lessons, they offer vocational, therapeutic and academic pathways according to need. Staff here are committed to challenging their students and developing their resilience, their empathy with others and their social and cultural awareness. Main duties: You will provide levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils needs, encouraging the pupils to stay on task You will monitor the pupils response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the class teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes You will assist in the recording of lessons and assessment as required by the class teacher Ideal candidate: A recognised Teaching Assistant qualification NVQ Level 2 or equivalent would be advantageous but not essential Experience of supporting pupils identified with having SEND including SEMH Experience of assisting with the development and implementation of Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP) Good knowledge of the National Curriculum and SEN Code of Practice A good understanding of child development and learning processes Experience of developing pupils reading skills by using words, signs, symbols and/or objects of reference is beneficial Experience of using communication aids such as British Sign Language, Makaton or PECS is admirable Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies Demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbal and written Have the ability to form positive professional relationships with young children and staff Requirements: Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an educational or similar setting Professional reference checks to cover the last 2 years Legal right to work in the UK Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service or willingness to pay and apply for a new certificate Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training) The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are: Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7 Competitive rates of pay £100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped) FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid FREE Safeguarding training Early notification of training/courses/workshops Minimal administration (no time sheets!) What you need to do now: If you re interested in joining us, please click apply and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707263956-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Twenty 4 Seven
    Twenty 4 Seven
  • Location: Kidderminster, Worcestershire
  • Salary: £65.00 to £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent