Primary Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 248Tuesday 4 January 2022

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant | Primary School |Early Years - ASAP start

Do you have experience supporting children/ young people with special and additional needs?

Would you like to make a positive impact by supporting a student with a rare genetic syndrome, joining reception?

About the School and Primary Teaching Assistant opportunity

This friendly and creative primary school is based in North London, close to Islington. The school have an excellent track record of training teachers and support staff and have a wonderful and inclusive SLT.

As a SEN Teaching Assistant you will support a child who is joining them in reception. The student has a rare genetic syndrome and they require a Teaching Assistant to support their learning and behaviour. You will support the student both in class and also providing 1:1 work outside of the classroom. The role would suit a passionate and dedicated primary SEN Teaching Assistant with experience in early years and supporting children with SEND. The child's needs include learning difficulties, challenging behaviour including harming self and others, feeding difficulties, sleep difficulties, motor difficulties, and personal care needs. The right candidate would be nurturing and resilient, someone who can assist with behavioural regulation in a calm and patient manor.

  • Passionate about supporting students with SEND
  • Previous experience supporting young children with additional needs
  • Good understand of behaviour strategies and coregulation
  • Committed to personal development and learning specialist skills
  • Proactive and flexible
  • Ability to be a team player and build rapport quickly
  • Ideally a Graduate or someone with previous SEN experience either formal or informal

Interested in hearing more about Primary SEN Teaching Assistant roles?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to me.

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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