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Teaching Assistant (Special Needs)

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Job description

A big client in SK5 are seeking our support to recruit a Special Needs Assistant . The post will be to start as soon as possible 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.

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.

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