SEND Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London

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Date Posted: 02 Feb 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£90 - £113 per day
  1. Long-term

SEND Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London

SANZA Teaching Agency is delighted to present a unique and rewarding role for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join a dynamic 2-form entry primary school in Hackney. This position involves supporting a pupil in Reception with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) who is pre-verbal. The successful candidate will start in June and transition with the child to Year 1 in September 2023.

🌟 About the School: Our client school is known for its inclusive and supportive environment, where every child's individual needs are valued and nurtured. Located in Hackney, our 2-form entry primary school has a strong commitment to excellence and fostering a sense of belonging for all students.

👩‍🏫 Position: Support Assistant for Pupil with ASC As a Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing one-on-one support to a Reception pupil with ASC who is pre-verbal. Your role will be to facilitate the child's participation in classroom activities, promote social interaction, and support their individual learning and development.

🔑 Key Responsibilities: Provide individual support to the pupil with ASC, ensuring their safety and well-being. Help implement and follow the child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) and behaviour management strategies. Facilitate the child's communication and language development through alternative communication methods. Collaborate closely with the class teacher and the SENCO to plan and adapt activities to meet the pupil's specific needs. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for the pupil, promoting their social integration with peers. Establish and maintain effective communication with parents, providing regular feedback on the child's progress.

💼 Requirements: Relevant experience supporting children with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or similar special educational needs. Understanding of pre-verbal communication methods and strategies. Knowledge of behaviour management techniques and the ability to adapt them to meet individual needs. Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for supporting children with special educational needs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents.

💫 What We Offer: A supportive and inclusive environment with a dedicated staff team. Competitive salary and benefits package. Opportunities for professional development and training in special educational needs. The chance to make a significant impact on the life and progress of a pupil with ASC. Possibility of transitioning with the child to Year 1 in September 2024.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for the position as a EYFS SEND TA or for more information about the role, contact Stephanie Watson on 020 78456240 or

SANZA Teaching Agency is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At SANZA you will have access to 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay ( all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

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