teaching assistant 1-1 in leeds

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job type
contract
salary
£ 65 per day
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job details

posted
location
leeds, yorkshire and the humber
job category
education
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 65 per day
experience
Non Teaching
reference number
CJ283628
phone
0113 246 2500
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job description

Do you hold relevant experience working 1:1 with challenging pupils, or providing that extra support to a particular pupil in order to aid their learning capability? A school in North Leeds are currently looking for a 1:1 support assistant to help with a pupil in KS2. An enthusiastic child, the pupil will refer to you as the main point of contact and a key part of their learning path. The pupil is autistic and you will be required to hold experience working with autistic children previously, this particular pupil is in Year 4 but working at Reception age, so knowledge of the EYFS would be advantageous.

The role will include the following:
To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on their own by, for example:



* Clarifying and explaining instructions
* Ensuring the pupil is able to use equipment and materials provided
* Motivating and encouraging the pupil as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupil needs
* Assisting in weaker areas, e.g. speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy
* Using praise, commentary, and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
* Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
* Helping to make appropriate resources to support the pupil
* To establish supportive relationships with the pupil concerned
* To promote the acceptance and inclusion of the pupil with SEN, encouraging pupils to interact with each other in an appropriate and acceptable manner
* Monitor the pupil's response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes.
* To give positive encouragement, feedback, and praise to reinforce and sustain the pupil's efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem.
* To support the pupil in developing social skills both in and out of the Classroom
* When working with a group of pupils, understand and use group dynamics to promote group effectiveness and support group and individual performance
* Where appropriate, to know and apply positive handling techniques
* Where appropriate to develop a relationship to foster links between home and school, and to keep the school informed of relevant information

The successful candidate:



* Ideally Team Teach trained - not essential but desirable, candidates without are encouraged to apply
* Experience supporting on a 1:1 basis previously
* Able to identify and de-escalate situations as and when they arise
* Confident in the ability to assist effectively
* Can communicate well with parents, teachers and other influences
* Is able to adapt to the learning style with the pupil
* Can demonstrate a creative and engaging learning path for the pupil

Benefits:



* Competitive rate of pay
* Holidays as per the school
* Working with a supportive and engaging school and team
* A rewarding, yet challenging role


Do you feel you have the relevant skill set and experiences to take this exciting role on? Brilliant! Please apply today to be considered.

skills

teaching assistant experience