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SEN TA

Apprenticeship at Academics Ltd

SEN TA

Apprenticeship at Academics Ltd

  • LocationGuildford, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 14 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 75.0 per day
An ideal opportunity has arisen for a Graduate TA to work with SEN students in Further Education.
  • Graduate TA
  • £65 to £75 daily rate
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Further Education/College
  • Surrey
  • Immediate start

Some of the responsibilities for this role include:

  • Participating in all timetabled activities, providing personal assistance and supervision for students before, during and after lessons
  • Assisting students understand and partake set tasks in an appropriate way including note taking and supporting with literacy and numeracy
  • Working with the whole class, a small group or individual learners as required
  • Encouraging students to demonstrate appropriate social skills as well as behaving appropriately in public settings; including all areas of the College
  • Flexibly meeting the individual student's needs while delivering discreet support to named students
  • Maintaining individual student records
  • Effective communication with other professionals, colleagues, service users and families/carers
  • Help to build students' confidence and motivation
  • Participating in team meetings and training programmes as an active member of the team, where appropriate
  • Working with managers and employees to support the developing culture of the learning organisation
  • Follow the College's procedures for child protection/vulnerable adults
  • Promoting and supporting the development of the College's Equal Opportunities Policy and ensuring compliance in all aspects of the organisational function; in particular the Learning Support function
  • Complying with the College Health and Safety Policy and all relevant Health and Safety requirements

Essential

Desirable

Experience

  • Significant experience of working with young people or adults with a range of severe, complex and moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities and or behavioural needs

Qualifications

  • Good general education to GCSE level (English and Maths) or equivalent

A level 2/3 qualification in learning support

A Level 3 Support Assistant qualification or equivalent and/or to undertake a Level 3 Diploma apprenticeship in specialist support for Teaching and Learning - to be completed within 3 years

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the range of different types of learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Understanding of Health and Safety implications

Skills

  • Ability to adapt to a variety of working environments and students with differing abilities
  • A co-operative working style with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Practical abilities which focus on the needs of students with LDD
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A caring approach and a good listener

Personal Qualities

  • A willingness to undertake flexible working patterns
  • A willingness to undertake staff development where applicable
  • Self motivated

A successful candidate will receive training in:

  • Data Protection
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety
  • Prevent

As well as many more which will greatly assist their personal and professional development.

If you are interested, we'd love to receive your application as soon possible. If you would like to know more, contact Andrew @ Academics on 02030314862.

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