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Teaching Assistant

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I am currently searching for supportive, passionate individuals based in the Derbyshire area (DE65) who are either looking to become Teaching Assistants or maybe are already a Teaching Assistant and looking for a new role!

Teaching Assistants are wonderful additions to the education sector. The role entails supporting students throughout their time at school to achieve their full potential. You will assist the class Teacher provide effective differentiation based on the needs of the children and support students within the community on excursions. Day to day you would attend any lessons with specific students providing effective support whilst ensuring all students can access the curriculum.

Students who require support have special educational needs. These needs can include Autism, Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Downs Syndrome, Specific Learning Difficulties and Speech, Language and Communication needs. This is not an exhaustive list, but identifies some of the needs students may have that require support. Students have a variety of needs and as you develop a working relationship with the children, you will be able to actively identify and implement effective support for students based on their individual needs.

A good candidate would have;

  • An empathetic and calm nature
  • Effective communication skills
  • The ability to identify effective support mechanisms for students
  • GCSE Maths and English minimum of A-C grade
  • Experience with children
  • A Passionate personality
  • The ability to inspire others
  • Resilience
  • Experience working with vulnerable children or adults
  • Driving License
  • Have a valid DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for this
  • Personal experience of supporting others with Special Educational Needs

If this sounds like you, I would love to hear from you. I have permanent as well as temporary roles which are full time and part time. It all depends on what it is you are looking for. We have the flexibility you need! Please contact Chloe Moffatt on 0115 845 6409 or click apply now!

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