SEN Support Teaching Assistant Job at North Lincolnshire Council in Gainsborough
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
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.
Company: North Lincolnshire Council
Company Location: Gainsborough