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Teaching Assistant (1 Year Contract)

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Teaching Assistant (Supply Contract)

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on young minds? Do you have experience working with students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) issues and those with low cognitive abilities? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Position: Teaching Assistant
Contract: One-year supply contract (September 2024 - July 2025)
Day Rate: £85-95/day
Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire

About the Role:

Our client, a highly regarded secondary school in Buckinghamshire, is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to join their team. This role is perfect for someone who is committed to supporting students with SEMH issues and low cognitive abilities, helping them achieve their full potential in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in delivering tailored educational programs to students with SEMH issues and low cognitive abilities.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to help students with their academic and social development.
  • Implement strategies to manage and support students' emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a cohesive approach to student support.
  • Monitor and record students' progress, providing feedback and implementing adjustments as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience working with students with SEMH issues and low cognitive abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to help students succeed.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a dynamic educational environment.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education, special education, or a related field (preferred but not mandatory).

Why Join Us?

  • Work in a supportive and inclusive school environment that values every member of its community.
  • Access to professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and career prospects.
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students with unique challenges.
  • A welcoming and collaborative team of educators and support staff.

If you are a dedicated Teaching Assistant with the required experience and a passion for supporting students with SEMH issues and low cognitive abilities, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role to Dunbar Education at [insert contact email or application link].

Application Deadline: [Insert Deadline]

Join us in making a difference. Your dedication and expertise can help shape the future of our students!

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