Graduate SEND Teaching Assistant


    Engage Partners

    Graduate Trainee Teaching Assistant

    Train to be a Teaching Assistant on our Early Career Teaching Assistant Programme!

    We are looking for passionate graduates who want to begin working and training as an SEND Teaching Assistant. You will be supporting our schools in Fareham by helping children and young people with a variety of needs; Complex Needs (Hearing impairments, Autism, Speech and language delay) and SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health needs).

    This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates who want to move into a career in teaching. You will benefit from in-depth support and training from the school, and develop your knowledge of the national curriculum.

    We welcome graduates from all subjects to apply, however, Psychology graduates in particular are strongly encouraged to apply! It’s a fantastic opportunity for psychology graduates to utilise their knowledge and we can match you to your ideal role based on your favourite modules – whether that be related to social work, mental health, counselling or therapy.

    About the role:

    • Gain a Special Educational Needs, Teaching Assistant Qualification!

    • Have access to over 200+ Modules (Phonics, SEND, Classroom practice etc, Supporting additional needs, Understanding Autism, Understanding attachment, Complex Needs)

    • Develop your understanding of Education and how to support children

    • Tailor your programme around your interests – Complex Needs, SEMH, Mainstream, Speech and Language, Autism etc. Develop key skills in these areas!

    • Develop academic knowledge whilst gaining valuable experience within our schools

    • Develop First-Hand experience in the classroom

    • Be paid between £80- £95 per day

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    About you:

    • Be passionate about supporting the development of children and young adults

    • Have a University degree in any subject from within the last 5 years

    • Be personable, kind and empathetic

    • Be versatile, willing to learn and develop your skills

    • Be confident, and have a strong sense of behaviour management

    • Have some experience with children, or be passionate about doing so

    • Driver – preferable but not essential

    The Training Programme:

    Our Early Career Teaching Assistant Programme consists of on the job training in a school alongside a bespoke CPD programme, developed by ex-senior leaders and our CPD Partners, Creative Education. You’ll learn:

    • How to be a great Teaching Assistant within a special school

    • Supporting Autism, Strategies to de-escalate behaviour, inclusion, all necessary SEND skills etc

    • How to maximise your impact on learning

    • Special Needs Awareness

    • Enhanced Safeguarding

    As part of your enrollment on the Early Years Teaching Assistant Programme, you’ll have free access to over 300 courses to help you develop your skills in specialised areas.

    How to apply

    You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised teaching qualification.

    If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role.

    All candidates must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.

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