Special Educational Needs 1:1 Support Practitioner – Easton Families Preschool
We are looking for an Early Years Educator to join us at Easton Families. The role will be based in our 2 year olds room.
Working hours: 22 hours per week, term time only. Fixed term until 24th July 2018 (subject to funding). Days and hours to be discussed at interview.
Salary: £8.78 – £9.57 per hour.
Qualifications and Experience:
- A relevant childcare qualification (minimum NVQ Level 2; desirable NVQ Level 3).
- Knowledge and experience of the needs of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
- Experience of working with children with Autism and experience of working closely with SEN professionals and agencies desirable.
- Knowledge and experience of writing and monitoring child’s Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
- Key Person experience and experience of planning activities for children.
- Use of Makaton and PECS desirable.
Work Location: Easton Families, Easton, Bristol. BS5 0SQ.
We are looking for a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Preschool Support Practitioner to join us at Easton Families. The role will involve supporting a child with a diagnosis of Autism on a 1:1 basis and will be based in our 3-4 year olds room. Candidates must be able to relate to children, work as a member of a team, be able to work under direction, be able to use own initiative and be energetic, enthusiastic, calm and patient.
Description of Job Role:
- To be a Key Person to a child with a diagnosis of Autism, recording and reviewing child’s progress through the child’s learning.
- To observe, assess and plan activities to suit the interests and ideas of the child.
- To support the child’s development through the use of Individual Educational Plans (IEPs).
- To liaise with Room Leader and work in partnership with Nursery SENDCo and other professionals.
- To write, update and monitor child’s Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and liaise with parents/carers, external professionals and age.
- To liase with parents/carers on a daily basis to provide feedback and updates, support transition and encourage parental communication.