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Special Needs Assistant

Job description

A client school in SK5 are seeking our support to recruit a Special Needs Assistant . The post will be to start in September and will be to provide general SEN support to pupils of secondary age.

Your overall duties will include:

  • Modelling excellence in day-to-day practice.
  • Working with Learning Support Post Holders and other staff to ensure Learning Support reflects the School's ethos and aims.
  • Develop knowledge of a range of learning support needs and strategies of support to meet those needs.
  • Participate in training to develop the range of skills required to support the full spectrum of students with SEND.

Your responsibilities to pupils will include:

  • clarifying and explaining instructions;
  • ensuring students are able to use equipment and materials provided;
  • motivate and encourage pupils as and when required;
  • support the development of skills in literacy, numeracy, communication and social and behavioural needs;
  • helping students to concentrate on, and finish work set;
  • meeting physical needs as required whilst encouraging independence;
  • liaising with class teachers, lead TA and SENCo about Provision Maps;
  • developing appropriate resources to support students with SEND.
  • To establish a supportive relationship with students.
  • To encourage an acceptance and inclusion of students with special needs.
  • To develop methods of promoting/reinforcing self-esteem and independence.
  • To provide individual supervision in and out of the classroom for students with behavioural problems.
  • To provide personal care to students with specific needs (eg toileting).
  • To use specialist equipment to aid the personal care of students with specific needs.

For further information please contact Attiya on 0161 242 1795

If this is a role you can fulfil, or know someone who would be ideal then please do not hesitate to contact me today on my details below. I look forward to hearing from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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