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Special Needs Assistant

£13 - £15 per hour

Job description

Location: Havering

Institution: College
Position: Special Needs Assistant
Payrate - £13 - £15/Hr

About Us:

We are working with a dynamic and inclusive educational institution located in Havering. We are dedicated to providing a supportive and enriching environment for all our students, including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Our commitment to inclusivity ensures that every student can thrive and achieve their full potential.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Special Needs Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting students with SEND, ensuring they have access to the curriculum and can participate fully in college life. This position requires patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on students' lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Support students in various educational activities, both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Work closely with teachers, SENCO, and other staff to ensure the needs of students are met.
  • Assist with personal care and mobility needs as required.
  • Promote independence and confidence in students with SEND.
  • Monitor and report on student progress and behaviour.
  • Foster a safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environment.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working with individuals with special needs, preferably in an educational setting.
  • GCSE Level 2 or above
  • A relevant qualification in special education or a related field is desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of various special educational needs and strategies to support them.
  • Basic understanding of safeguarding and health & safety practices.
  • Enhanced DBS on update service or willingness to apply for one

Why Join Us:

  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in students' lives.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role.

Join us at Morgan Hunt and help shape the future of our students. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our dedicated team!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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