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One-to-One Teaching Assistant Required

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working to support a school in the Bodmin area who are looking to recruit a teaching assistant to support a child with Down's Syndrome.

The hours are 8.45-3.15 each day with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.

This is a temporary position until 31st August 2019 initially with the possibility of a permanent position in the future.

High academic achievement is central to pupils' success in later life and the schools aim to provide those opportunities, as well as a wide range of sporting and creative opportunities to support the pupils in becoming citizens ready for the future.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

- have experience of working with children with additional needs
- support the child in communication and social skills,
- Knowledge of sign language and Makaton skills would be an advantage but not essential as training can be provided.
-Support the child with intimate care and changing needs
- To help provide a sensory diet to help the child self-regulate
- Be able to respond to the child's learning styles and adapt learning accordingly, based around active play and visuals
- work as part of a team within the classroom and on their own initiative
- be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and other professionals
- support the teacher in carrying out assessments of children's progress
- support the teacher in delivering the curriculum

If you are interested in this position, please email a CV and cover letter

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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