SEN Support Worker
Salary: £8.42-£8.61 depending on qualifications and experience.
Contract: Part time.
• To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care and education for children in the nursery:
• To enable children to feel secure, valued and respected and to approach learning with confidence and high self-esteem:
• To motivate children to learn:
• To give support to other staff within the nursery.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist in keeping records on the children’s progress and undertake observations on the children when required and under the guidance of your supervisor.
2. To assist with the planning of the curriculum, developing and maintaining an attractive and positive educational play environment for young children 0-5 years.
3. Assist in setting out activities on a daily basis to encourage development and learning.
4. Promote self-help skills and encourage proper hygiene practice.
5. Ensure you maintain the safety of the children in your care at all times.
6. Respect at all times the rights to confidentiality that both parents and children should enjoy.
7. Be flexible and able to move within the nursery to work with the different age ranges of children. 8. Advise the Manager/Deputy of any actual or potential problem relating to the safety or care of the children.
9. Provide day care that is consistent with all regulatory standards and compliant with nursery policies and procedures.
10. Assist in the preparation of snacks for the children in the morning or afternoon and interact with a group of children at meal times.
11. To engage in appropriate training and study with the aim of achieving a recognised qualification in early years.
12. To attend any staff meetings / fundraising events / outings / parent events / outside of working hours.
13. The Orchard nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to child protection.
Additional support worker
1. The postholder will be involved in developing people with learning disabilities to reach their maximum potential as individuals and to ensure normal patterns of life within the community.
2. To carry out 1:1 additional support with children with SEN following targets on IEP.
3. To assist in any report writing for children with SEN, including observations.
4. To feedback / liaise with outside agencies regarding children’s progress when carrying out additional support.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today!
The above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required by management within the grading level of the post and the competency of the post holder.
NB. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 12974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose and convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them