Graduate Teaching Assistant

Posted 15 May 2024
Salary £95 - £105 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Are you an aspiring Educational Psychologist, looking to gain relevant experience?

Are you motivated by supporting and helping children with additional needs?

We are looking for a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to support children with special educational needs (SEN) and associated challenging behaviours. You will be joining a friendly, energetic and creative team!

The School:

This school is located in Greenwich and caters for children aged 3-19 with SEN. Children may have additional sensory impairments, physical difficulties or challenging behaviour.

The school has a Therapy Department which is staffed by qualified Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists. Therapists are based around the school and have a clinic room for individual work. Much therapy follows a 'blended' model of therapeutic intervention which is delivered across the curriculum, and there is close liaison with teaching staff and parents.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will have the opportunity to 'get your foot in the door' and work closely with the therapists, enabling you to expand your knowledge, skillset, and gain relevant practical experience, which is invaluable for you, as an aspiring Educational Therapist. Also an ideal opportunity for aspiring Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologists and Speech and Language Therapists

Professional Skills & Requirements

  • Willing to work 1:1 and in small groups with students
  • Able to plan learning activities to suit pupil ability with support from a teacher
  • Able to encourage the development of social skills and support students' individual needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to provide academic and pastoral support
  • Experience working with young people with special needs is desirable but not essential

Personal Qualities

  • Passionate about helping children to achieve their full potential
  • Able to build confidence and motivation
  • Ability to build robust and effective relationships with students
  • Ability to remain calm and resilient when placed in situations of stress or conflict
  • Caring, compassionate, and a good listener

5 days a week (Mon-Fri) & £95-£105 per day - dependant on skills and experience
Excellent on-site training, support and CPD is provided to ensure safeguarding of students
You MUST have right to work in the UK in order to apply - no Visa sponsorship
Candidates registering with Remedy will need to have or apply for an Enhanced DBS and/or overseas police check where appropriate.

Apply now or contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education on, 0208 418 1390