Anfield is an independent Catholic, International School, comprising a Primary school and 2 large Kindergartens, whose curriculum is underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage, followed by the English National Curriculum. Students from 2 to 11 years are provided with a high quality and globally-minded...

 

Anfield is an independent Catholic, International School, comprising a Primary school and 2 large Kindergartens, whose curriculum is underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage, followed by the English National Curriculum.  Students from 2 to 11 years are provided with a high quality and globally-minded education. Anfield enjoys an enviable reputation as a thriving, dynamic, happy, caring and supportive schoolwith a strong family atmosphere.

SEN Teaching Assistant (Afternoon ONLY)

Job level Middle
Education Not applicable
Location Kowloon
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Early Child
Published On 23/11/2016

SEN Teaching Assistant (Afternoon ONLY)

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced day to day SEN Teaching Assistants to support children with Special Educational Needs. Previous experience of working with children with special needs is essential. The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction and appropriate training.

This support will often occur within a small group within the classroom but some support will be on a One to One basis. At times when he/she does not need such intensive support the role will include working with small groups of other children to support their learning.

Main duties:

  • Supporting the named child through lessons and some playtimes both 1:1 and sometimes as part of small groups
  • Working alongside class teacher and SEN Coordinator for planning and assessment
  • Supporting preparation of resources following the teachers planning
  • Keeping records to support assessments and support planning of next steps
  • Working closely with the teachers and other teaching assistants to ensure good communication and effective working practices

Requirements/Essential skills/Experience:

  • At least Diploma holder
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience supporting teachers with everyday work in the classroom
  • Experience of working with children with special needs and /or learning difficulties
  • The ability to work in a positive and supportive way with the child, his/her class and his/her family
  • The ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English essential
  • Knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage is desirable
  • Have a working knowledge and experience of using ICT applications relevant to a classroom environment
  • Be committed to continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • Committed to our Catholic ethos

Anfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to the post is subject to an enhanced CRB check in UK or the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) in Hong Kong.

Prospective candidates are invited to view our website at www.anfield.edu.hk where our official application forms should be completed and submitted together with an accompanying letter to: hr-anfield@anfield.edu.hk

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