Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Reading

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£57 to £65 per day
Teaching Personnel
Job Ref:
TA Reading

Learning Support Assistant - Reading

Teaching Personnel are currently supporting a Social, Emotional and Mental Health provision located in Reading.

The school provides specialist learning for children aged 5 - 18. These children and young people experience social, emotional, mental health, challenging behaviours and communication difficulties. The school's vision is to provide a structured and supportive approach with pupils accessing a broad and engaging education to meet their individual needs.

As a Teaching Assistant, you'll typically need to:

* Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the class room
* Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion policies
* Ensure you're up-to-date on your knowledge of local service provision for appropriate signposting and referrals
* Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively
* Help children with learning and development
* Coach, mentor and motivate children to understand the benefits of relevant activities
* Maintain accurate and up-to-date administration and caseload records, including reports of all interactions

The Successful Teaching Assistant Will:

* Be an outstanding Teaching Assistant
* Have knowledge of the SEN code of practice
* Have good interpersonal skills
* Be interested in developing their knowledge, skills and understanding of SEN
* Be adaptable, creative and inspirational
* Use initiative within the classroom
* Be punctual and reliable

If you are excited about the prospect of using your skills to make a real difference to the children who need it most but are unsure of how to take the next step, we are here to help. If you have any questions or would like any information on being a Teaching Assistant in an SEN setting please feel free to call me for a confidential chat, we are available out of school hours.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0118 327 1595
Contact: Narissa Smith

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