Early Years Teaching Assistant- Complex Needs

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Camden, North West London

Ref: 6183Thursday 11 July 2024

London Borough of Camden

Early Years Teaching Assistant 

Permanent Opportunities 

£85 - £95 

September 2024 

Do you have experience working with young children with complex needs?

We here at Parker Smith Inclusion are working with a fantastic Primary School with an Early Years Provision on site, the School is a dynamic and inclusive educational community dedicated to fostering a supportive and enriching environment for all students. They are committed to providing high-quality education and care, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to thrive and succeed. They are seeking  a nurturing  and skilled EYFS TA with experience working with children with complex needs and non-verbal autism. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting our youngest learners, helping them to develop socially, emotionally, and academically.

Responsibilities

  • Provide individualized support to children with complex needs and non-verbal autism in the Early Years setting.
  • Assist with the implementation of personalized learning plans and interventions.
  • Use alternative communication methods, such as PECS or Makaton, to support non-verbal children.
  • Work closely with the class teacher, SENCO, and other professionals to monitor and review each child's progress.
  • Create a safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environment.
  • Assist with personal care needs, if required.
  • Engage children in play-based learning activities to promote their development.
  • Communicate effectively with parents/carers, providing regular updates on their child's progress and any concerns.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities.

Requirements

  • Experience working with children with complex needs and non-verbal autism, preferably in an Early Years setting.
  • A minimum of Level 2 qualification in Childcare.
  • Knowledge of alternative communication methods, such as PECS or Makaton, is highly desirable.
  • A patient, empathetic, and proactive approach.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Why work with us? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide teachers with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help teachers navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • Salary negotiation: we provide guidance on salary negotiation, ensuring that you receive a fair and competitive salary including SEN points, TLR etc
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made, including assistance with contract negotiations, relocation, and settling into a new teaching position.

 

If you think you would be an incredible asset to a team then please do get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing faye@psinclusion.co.uk

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