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SEN Teaching Assistant job vacancy in Cardiff

Job type:
£10 to £12 per hour
Special Educational Needs
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Consultant name:
Emma Fuller
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SEN Teaching Assistant job vacancy in Cardiff, Contract position

ITN Mark Education is looking to recruit for a number of Special Needs Teaching Assistant roles for schools within Cardiff and the surrounding area.

These schools are SEN specific schools supporting children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder), PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties), EBD (Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties) and S & L (Speech and Language).

If you have experience supporting and working with children with these special needs then we need you to come and join us at ITN Mark Education.

Applicants will have considerable, recent experience of working with children in the primary sector.


* Work on a one to one basis and small group basis with a child with special educational needs.

* Act in accordance with school policies, procedures and relevant legislation, particularly in relation to child protection, health and safety advice and behaviour management.

* In conjunction with the designated teacher contribute to the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of learning programmes for individuals.

* Participate in the delivery of local and national initiatives, for example literacy and numeracy strategies etc.

* Monitor and contribute to the assessment and recording of the child's development, including keeping observational records where appropriate. Be involved in the sharing of this information.

* Participate in and contribute to staff meetings.

* Give general support to school activities.

* Prepare support materials

* Contributing to the preparation and tidying of classrooms and outdoor areas, including washing paint pots / brushes, mixing paints, clearing spilt paints or liquids, assembling climbing equipment, filling and emptying water tubs, washing cookery equipment, cutting paper etc.

* To mount and display work / information for children and adults.

* To check the general condition of toys and equipment, undertaking minor repairs and cleaning as necessary.

* Exercise supervision of children during the school day, inside and outside.

* Contribute to the development and delivery of multi-element plans.

* Assist with resolving behavioural and emotional problems of children.

* Monitor and report on identified pupils in and out of the classroom.

* Promote development and learning in the areas of physical, emotional, academic and social education.

* To assist children with language development, particularly oral language and taking part in individual and group discussion with children, story telling and reading, mime and music work under the direct supervision of the teacher.

* Provide a secure, caring and enriching environment for the children.

* To develop good relationships with children, parents and other professionals.

* To assist with the personal hygiene, toileting, mobility and social skills training within school.

* Encourage increasing independence and acceptance, respect and inclusion of all children.

* Have familiarity with all relevant Educational Health Care Plans

* Help to promote children's self esteem

* Provide appropriate experiences for individual children and groups in accordance with the school's planned curriculum policies.


ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.