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SEND Learning Support

Kingstanding, West Midlands
Education and Training
Full Time

Special Needs Teaching Assistant- Dudley

Area- Kingstanding

Salary-£60 – £100 Daily (Negotiable)

Hours of work- Full time, Temporary

Start Date- January 2024

Are you a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding opportunity to work with young adults with diverse special educational needs?

Monarch Education are recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant in the Kingstanding Area. With this opportunity you have the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of the students. Although the job is Temporary, through Monarch Education to begin with, there is a chance that the role can be made permanent. The school are seeking an individual who is confident in communicating and interacting with young people and supporting them with their social, emotional, and mental health needs as well as their physical needs.

Job Description:

  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Ability to manage behaviour and talk to parents and carers when needed.
  • Taking an interest in and supporting the wellbeing of students both physically and mentally
  • Plan and teach lessons with small groups of students, groups or individuals (if necessary)
  • Prepare teaching materials, take registers and write reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborating effectively with the class teacher and fellow Teaching Assistants to create an inclusive and engaging learning environment.
  • Providing one-on-one and group support to students with MLD, Down Syndrome, ASC, and SEMH needs.
  • Assisting with behaviour management, applying your skills to create a positive and respectful classroom atmosphere.
  • Supporting students in developing essential life skills and independence as they transition to adulthood.

The Ideal Candidate/Qualifications:

  • Will have previous experience as a teaching assistant or within a similar role.
  • A relevant qualification in education or special educational needs is desirable.
  • Strong behaviour management skills and communication skills
  • Ability to create a supportive learning environment with students who have diverse needs.
  • Has a patient and empathetic approach whilst working with the children.

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • Competitive daily rate based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • £200 recommend a friend scheme*
  • Guaranteed Work Scheme
  • Help with CV writing
  • Safeguarding course paid for by us
  • DBS application fee refund after 12 days through Monarch

If you are passionate about working with children who have SEND and are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of young people, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

To apply, please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience.

Join us in shaping the future of the students and helping them discover their potential!

Your application will be subject to an enhanced child only DBS and two educational references, so it is essential that you have previous experience of working in an Education Setting.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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