SEMH Educational Support Worker

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Barking and Dagenham, North East London

Ref: 1100Wednesday 8 June 2022

LOCATION: Barking and Dagenham


CONTRACT TYPE: Temp to Perm (Perm ASAP) 

PAY: £92 per day or permanent salary of £18,000


Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?

Would you like to help young people overcome barriers and give them a chance of a brighter future?

Do you want to make a real difference?


The role

I am looking for creative, courageous individuals looking to work as an Educational Support Worker within an SEMH school based in Barking. This school covers children of an age range between KS2 to KS4. All of these children have an EHCP plan in place and need a fantastic Educational Support Worker to guide them through school both academically and socially/emotionally. This school is absolutely lovely and have a great network of staff and a fabulous head teacher.


The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have good previous experience working with children in an Educational Support Assistant role, preferably with SEMH experience. You should be professional, resilient and have a great attitude to work in order to produce the best support for their pupils!

This role would also suit someone looking to progress in their career as from September, there will be an opportunity to complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant course!


Duties to include:

  •  To assist teachers to undertake appropriate programmes of teaching
  •  To assist in the teaching of pupils according to their educational needs, including the planning, implementation and assessment of pupils’ work and progress
  •  To assist in delivering additional learning plans for individual pupils such as therapy programmes or sensory integration programmes
  •  To assist in recording the attendance, progress, development and attainment of pupils and keep records in line with school policy and practice
  •  To contribute to reports (where necessary) for pupils’ statutory assessments, annual reviews, transitions and individual programmes
  •  To ensure the core areas of learning are reflected in the pupil’s daily teaching and learning experiences
  •  To ensure high quality of teaching and learning experiences for all pupils that meets with the internal and external quality standards
  •  To organise, prepare and update subject materials and resources in classes and shared areas of the school
  •  To use a variety of delivery strategies and methods that will stimulate and support learning appropriate to the individual's needs
  •  To maintain discipline in accordance with the schools’ procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework


Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! 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 to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

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