We are currently looking for graduate teaching assistants to join a lovely primary school in Barking and Dagenham on a full-time basis to support children with Special Educational Needs.
As an SEN Teaching Assistant you will be supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs on a 1 to 1 basis. The children’s needs will vary but will include autism, speech and language and behavioural needs so experience in these areas would be beneficial but is not essential. You will work closely with the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. You should be able to promote pupils’ social inclusion and self-esteem and ensure that pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment.
As the pupils you will be supporting have additional learning needs, you will also work under the direction of the Inclusion Leader to
The school are offering full-time contract from September 22 to July 23. They are holding group interviews in early July where you will have the opportunity to meet various pupils with special needs across the school so you can be paired with a child where your skills and experience will be the best fit.
This welcoming primary school is based in central Barking and offers a good education to it’s pupils and is led by a dedicated and experienced leadership team. As a church of England primary school, Christian values underpin the core of the school’s ethos. The school has a focus on developing confident, independent pupils who have the freedom to follow their own lines of enquiry, learn from their mistakes and who are not deterred from trying new ways of working. The school benefits from being part of a larger trust with access to training and development programmes.
The school is easily accessible by car and public transport.
If you hold the relevant skills and experience please apply with an up to date CV.
We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.