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SEND Teaching Assistant

Job title: SEND Teaching Assistant
Contract type: Temporary
Industry: Primary
Salary: £85 - £105 per day
Reference: SENhTA_1719995441
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Aspire People are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team and support students with complex needs and autism.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the educational and personal development of children with complex needs and autism. You will work closely with the classroom teacher and other Teaching Assistants to create a safe, inclusive, and stimulating learning environment. We have a number of vacancies in both primary and secondary schools to start September.

Key Responsibilities
* Assist in the planning and delivery of individualized education programs (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.
* Provide one-on-one or small group support to students, both in and out of the classroom.
* Implement strategies to support students with autism and other complex needs, ensuring their safety and well-being.
* Foster positive relationships with students, helping to build their confidence and independence.
* Monitor and record student progress, reporting to teachers and parents as needed.
* Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other staff to ensure a cohesive approach to student care.
* Support students with personal care, if required.
* Participate in ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
The ideal candidate for this Teaching Assistant role will have:
* A genuine passion for working with children with Special Educational Needs, particularly those with complex needs and autism.
* Relevant qualifications, such as a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, or equivalent.
* Experience working with children with autism and complex needs in an educational setting.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
* Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and a commitment to promoting the welfare of the children

If you are interested, please respond to this advertisement if you wish to be contacted regarding this role and proceed with a CV to Mica at Aspire People

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People 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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