Teaching Assistant

September 22, 2023
£80 - £110 / day
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Job Description

As an experienced Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that all students receive the support they need to succeed academically and socially. Your expertise in SEND and behavior management will make a significant impact on the lives of students who require additional support to overcome challenges and reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with classroom teachers to provide one-on-one or small-group support to students with SEND, including those with behavioral challenges.
  • Implement and adapt individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs) to meet the specific needs of students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes engagement and learning for all students.
    Collaborate with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) and other professionals to assess, plan, and review student progress.
  • Utilize effective behavior management strategies to support students in developing positive behaviors and social skills.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to student progress and interventions.
  • Provide regular feedback to classroom teachers, parents, and other stakeholders regarding student development and areas for improvement.
  • Attend relevant training and professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in SEND and behavior support.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant with a strong background in SEND and behavior support.
  • Relevant qualifications or certifications related to Special Educational Needs.
  • Strong knowledge of behavior management strategies and techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with students.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers, SENCO, and external professionals.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of students.