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ADHD/ADD Teaching Assistant

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ADHD - SEN Teaching Assistant for Stockport, SK1- Easter Start

  • • Supporting a child with ADHD on a 1:1 basis
  • • Various withdrawal and inclusion strategies required
  • • Experience of working with ADHD and attention issues

A “Good” primary school in the Stockport area, SK1, are currently working with Teaching Personnel on a preferred supplier basis. As a result, they are working closely with us to support various children within the school who have additional SEN needs.

There is a particular child in Year 4 who has been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit) and needs the support of a teaching assistant on a full time basis from Easter ideally. The child displays a number of challenging behaviours which can be related to their inability to communicate effectively and a short attention span. As an SEN teaching assistant, supporting the learning of a year 5 child is of paramount importance.

- Year 4 Boy with ADHD

- Supporting Learning in and outside the classroom

- SEN Teaching Assistant

- £16,000 - £19,000

- Opportunity for a school’s contract

- Working within a large upper key stage 2 department.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you would be expected to build effective communication and relationships with the Year 4 child and with other children within the Year 4 class. Using strategies and techniques that work for the chid, supporting ADHD can be both challenging and rewarding, but this particular school provides a great environment to allow all children to learn.

If you have a background of working with children displaying ADHD needs or similar needs and want to apply for a long-term position in a school like this, please click the link below to apply to Lana in the Manchester East Primary Branch of Teaching Personnel. Alternatively, please call 0161 242 1790 for more information.
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