SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Confidential
  • Rayleigh, UK
  • 05 Nov, 2021
Seasonal Education

Job Description

TeacherActive are looking for an experienced Special education needs learning support assistant/ SEN LSA for a long-term assignment with the potential to go permanent for the correct candidate. This is starting ASAP in Southend-on-sea.

The position is in a wonderful medium sized primary school with a true family feel and welcoming environment.

The successful SEN LSA will be expected to work with a named child with special needs with relevant teaching methods to help further their progression.

You should have experience of supporting children with ASD and who have communication difficulties. The successful learning support assistant should also have wonderful management techniques with children who display challenging behaviour and can approach situations with a calm and empathic nature.

You may also be expected to support the school in helping cover other classes and year groups when needed, supporting both students and staff. The right candidate should be warm and empathetic in nature, with a natural ability to relate to children.

Full training and support will be given to the successful candidate.

You should show a willingness to learn, coupled with good interpersonal skills and a desire to make a difference in the lives of children are the main attributes required.

It is essential that you have/are the following:

Relevant qualifications (ECDL, NVQ etc.)
Experience and knowledge working in early years and primary.
Minimum 'C' Level in GSCE English and Math or the equivalent.
The enthusiasm to work with children with a variety of different personalities and skill levels.
A strong, confident individual who can take control of a classroom.
Able to engage well with pupils and staff.
Able to work under your own initiative.
Smartly presented and with excellent time management skills.
All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you're paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there's no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.

If you are interested in this position, please call Annie on (phone number removed) or send your CV to (url removed)

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services