A fantastic school in Croydon is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced SEN TA to join their team for the 2023 Academic Year. This is a full-time role within a primary school, where your expertise and support will be crucial in helping students with special educational needs thrive.
About the Role:
- As a Primary Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with the class teacher to provide additional support to students with special educational needs.
- Your main responsibilities will include assisting with lesson planning and preparation, delivering one-to-one or small group interventions, and monitoring students' progress.
- You will be required to adapt teaching materials and strategies to meet the individual needs of students, ensuring they have equal access to the curriculum.
- Collaborating with other teaching assistants and professionals within the school, such as speech therapists or educational psychologists, will also be part of your role.
- Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, specifically working with students with special educational needs, is essential for this role.
- A strong understanding of different learning needs and strategies, as well as knowledge of relevant SEN legislation, is required.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are crucial, as you will be working closely with students, teachers, and other professionals.
- A patient and empathetic approach, along with the ability to build positive relationships with students, is vital in this role.