Waltham Forest, London
£70 - £90 per day
about 1 month ago
Remedy Education is supporting a small special school in Waltham Forest. We require candidates with experience supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) and SEMH (Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs). The ideal candidates for this school will be positive, proactive and patient.
You will be supporting children in class and around the school. You will need to be confident and have excellent behaviour management skills. You may be asked to work 1:1 depending on the needs of the children.
Some of the children will have additional needs including Complex Needs and SpLD (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia).
Responsibilities and duties:
Working with the teacher to help the pupils access the curriculum including supporting with differentiation
Supporting the students social and emotional development
Helping students to learn self-regulation techniques, though a lot of guidance and support will be required
Keeping students engaged with their work
Implementing behaviour management tools
Developing a relationship with the students and their caregivers
Working with other TAs and support staff
Working with potential challenging behaviour and/ or complex needs
A teaching assistant qualification (or similar - candidates with qualifications in education, youth/social work and counselling are welcome to apply)
At least 12 months of recent teaching assistant or similar experience
At least 6 months experience teaching or supporting children with SEMH
A flexible and resourceful approach
Will have strong communication and empathy skills
You will be able to demonstrate positive reinforcement
Experience of THRIVE would be an advantage but not essential
Strong behaviour management skills
Have a right to work in the UK
Two recent child based references and relevant DBS/Police checks
Remedy Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including a barred list check, reference checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face to face interview.