Psychology Graduate required for SEN Support role

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SEN Teaching Assistant – Secondary School – Cambridge

Edustaff specialise in supporting graduates to secure rewarding, progressive roles within the education sector.

These roles, help graduates to gain valuable and extensive experience within a specific area of school-life which will help to create a variety of future career paths for them.

If you have completed a degree that is closely linked to Special Educational Needs and now want to specialise with a specific area of SEN (Educational Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy) then a SEN teaching Assistant role could be the perfect starting point for you!

One of our partner schools, based on the outskirts of Cambridge, are looking to appoint a talented SEN Teaching Assistant to work within their SEN provision. This SEN TA will be responsible for supporting the educational experiences of 11-16-year-old children who have predominantly ASD and ADHD.

***SEN Teaching Assistant within Secondary School on outskirts of Cambridge
***MUST have a 2:1 or higher degree within SEN or Child Development related degree
***Inclusive Secondary School with incredibly passionate staff
***Working with KS3 and KS4 students (11-16 years) with ASD and ADHD
***£65-£70 per day!
***Starting immediately until the end of the academic year initially
***Helping to motivate and inspire students to fulfil their potential at school
***Opportunities to also support children who speak English as an Additional Language (EAL)

About the SEN Teaching Assistant role

At this well-resourced school, as a SEN Teaching Assistant you will be working with students aged between 11-16 in their specialist SEN provision. You will be taking instruction from a talented Special Educational Needs Coordinator who is on-hand to give you advice and support your development throughout the role.

You will be working 1:1 with students to identify the barriers to learning and then develop strategies to remove them effectively. You will also deliver small group intervention sessions to motivate and inspire students in a particular area of the curriculum (typically Maths and Literacy). As well as supporting children with cognitive learning difficulties, you will also get opportunities to support children who speak 'English as an Additional Language'.

SEN Teaching Assistant – Job Specification

The ideal candidate for this SEN Teaching Assistant will be a passionate graduate who has previous experience working with SEN children either in a volunteer or paid role.
You will need to have achieved a 2:1 or above in a degree that is closely linked to SEN, Child Development or Psychology. You will also need excellent academics at GCSE and A-Level.

The school are looking to appoint a graduate who can work effectively with special educational needs pupils to enhance their educational experiences. To be successful in this role, you must have the skills to show your passion for teaching and education and demonstrate your enthusiasm for education.

About the school

Found on the outskirts of Cambridge, this Secondary School takes pride in its ability to provide a fully inclusive education to every one of its students regardless of ability or background. Full training and support will be given to the successful graduate along with an extensive induction programme to help you feel confident in your new role.

This SEN Teaching Assistant role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful SEN Teaching Assistant. If you wish to join this popular Secondary School in Cambridge, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply, send your CV to Matt Burgum at EduStaff through the ‘Apply’ button.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful SEN Teaching Assistants will be contacted for this SEN Teaching Assistant role