Experienced Teaching Assistant

Nailsea, Somerset

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Date Posted: 17 Nov 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Experienced Teaching Assistant

Nailsea, Somerset

An esteemed education agency is currently seeking a highly motivated learning support assistant to provide invaluable assistance to a child in KS1 who has mild autism and attachment issues.

As a learning support assistant, you will play a vital role in the child's educational journey, providing one-on-one support tailored to their specific needs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building a trusting and supportive relationship with the child: Your empathetic nature will be key in establishing a connection with the child, fostering a sense of security and trust.
  • Assisting with academic progress: You will work closely with the child's teacher to implement individualised learning strategies, helping the child thrive academically and reach their full potential
  • Promoting social and emotional development: By employing your patience and understanding, you will support the child in managing their emotions, developing social skills, and fostering positive relationships with their peers.
  • Implementing behaviour management strategies: Your resilient and determined approach will enable you to implement effective behaviour management techniques, helping the child navigate any challenges they may face.

To excel in this role, we are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Patience and empathy: You must possess a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by children with mild autism and attachment issues. Your patience and empathy will allow you to provide the nurturing environment the child needs to succeed.
  • Adaptability: The ability to adapt your teaching methods and approaches to suit the child's individual learning style is crucial for their progress. Flexibility in your approach will be highly valued.
  • Strong communication skills: You will work closely with the child's teacher, parents, and other professionals. Excellent communication skills will help facilitate effective collaboration and ensure the child's needs are met.

This is a full-time position, with working hours from Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. The position is available from January with a trial day/week beforehand.

In return for your dedication, you will receive a competitive salary, ongoing professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a lasting impact on a child's life. Join our team of passionate professionals and help shape a brighter future for a child with additional needs.

If you are a resilient, empathetic individual with a genuine passion for supporting children with autism and attachment issues, we invite you to apply today. Don't miss this opportunity to be a catalyst for positive change in a child's life.

What else do we offer?

  • Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice. The minimum daily rate starts from £80 a day.
  • Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Nailsea. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on 0117 301 7578/ hettie.irving@twrecruitment.com #BRITA

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