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Speech and Language Teaching Assistant
Start: September 2021
Pay-scale: 65 – 85 pounds per day

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant, confident in your ability to deliver effective speech, language & communication programmes?

GSL Education is seeking to appoint a Speech & Language Teaching Assistant to support pupils predominantly, but not exclusively, in EYFS and KS1 for 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday.
This role is about working with students, staff and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for the students who have SEN support needs and/or an EHCP. The ability to help students with their speech and language, literacy and numeracy will be vital. You may also need to give 1-1 or small group support.
What we are looking for:
The successful candidate will:

Be educated to degree level or equivalent; ideally, you will also hold Level 3 ELKLAN Award in Knowledge and Practice to support the communication skills of young pupils
Have secure and up-to-date knowledge of SEND, in particular SLCN, SPLD and ASD 
Have training in safeguarding.
Have at least 6 months to a year of experience working and supporting students with SEND (specifically with SLCN and SPLD)
Have experience of creating successful strategies that engage students, including those who have fallen behind or are reluctant to learn
Have experience of working with and advising teachers to support students, with parents, agencies and professionals who support students with SEND, and with students who have an EHCP
Have some experience of supporting students who have more complex SLCN, SPLD and/or ASD needs.
Ideally, have knowledge of the National Curriculum, particularly at EYFS & KS1, and of literacy intervention programmes.
GSL Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through GSL must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS- Full assistance provided (AGY).
For further information on this position, please email your cv to (url removed) or call us on (phone number removed)



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