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1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: 1:1 Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Position Type: Long-term contract until the end of the academic year

Join a warm and welcoming primary school community in Peterborough! They are a lovely little primary school committed to providing exceptional education and support to all pupils. We are currently seeking a dedicated and caring 1:1 Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to work directly with a Key Stage 2 pupil who has autism.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing tailored support and assistance to the pupil in various academic subjects.
  • Developing and implementing individualised learning plans in collaboration with the class teacher and SENCO.
  • Creating a safe and nurturing learning environment that promotes the pupil's social and emotional development.
  • Assisting with communication and sensory needs as required.
  • Monitoring and tracking the pupil's progress and reporting to the class teacher and SENCO.
  • Collaborating with the school's SEN team to ensure the pupil's needs are met effectively.
  • Building a positive and trusting relationship with the pupil to encourage engagement and participation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience working with children with autism or special educational needs (SEN).
  • Knowledge of autism spectrum disorders and strategies to support pupils with autism.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping children succeed.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual looking to make a positive impact on a child's education, we would love to hear from you. Please apply now!