SEN Support Teaching Assistant Job at North Lincolnshire Council in Gainsborough

Job Description

Do you enjoy working with and supporting children to enjoy learning?

Do you have experience of supporting young children with special educational needs?

Are you able to work as part of a team?

We are looking for a kind, caring and creative teaching assistant to join our SEN team. The successful applicant will carry out the responsibilities of a level 2 teaching assistant, facilitating personalised provision for a small group of children who struggle to learn full time in the mainstream classroom environment due to social, emotional, communication and language needs. The children all have personalised timetables that allow them to work sometimes within a small group and sometimes within their main class with support.

We are looking for someone who:
Is committed to helping children of all abilities achieve all they are capable of

Develops positive relationships with children and colleagues

Works well as part of a team and can be flexible in order to meet the needs of the children in our school

Understand the principles of early education with a real ability to nurture, inspire and motivate children

Understands the need to adapt provision to support individual needs and promote the highest levels of engagement

Has the ability to support individual children with their learning and development

Aims for excellence and has high standards

Is willing to become part of the whole school community

Is enthusiastic and motivated, with a good sense of humour

Communicates well with parents

Has empathy for others

Main Responsibilities:
Help develop and deliver tailored teaching activities to individual pupil with an EHCP or more complex additional needs on a one-to-one basis or in small groups

Deliver high quality explanations and model learning for the children

Use ongoing assessment to tailor activities to support the individual needs of the children

Take responsibility for the learning environment of the group

Support the children to be able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity

Support the social and emotional development of pupils, reporting any issues when required

Communicate effectively with the class teacher and the children’s parents

Contribute to team meetings with other professionals where required

Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers and the SENDCO on pupils’ progress

We can offer:
A supportive and hard working staff team

A committed leadership team and supportive Governing Body, with a vision and focus on child centred learning, dedicated to school improvement but also actively promoting staff well being

At Kirton Lindsey Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

For an informal chat about the school, please contact the school office on 01652 648792 or email to arrange an appointment to speak to the headteacher.

Closing date: Sunday 24th January 2021 at 12am.

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates on application

North Lincolnshire Council do not accept CV’s. You must complete the application form via the ‘Apply’ button.

Please note: Your starting salary may vary depending on your start date. Please see attached document.

About Company

Company: North Lincolnshire Council

Company Location:  Gainsborough

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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