Education Healthcare Assistant
Are you seeking a rewarding career, supporting pupils with SEN?
justteachers are currently recruiting for Educational Healthcare Assistants to provide high quality specialist education, care and therapy for children and young people aged 5-16 years with a wide range of learning difficulties including autism, PMLD, SLD, complex medical needs, sensory impairments and physical disabilities.
Under the direction of teachers and senior staff, you will provide support to individuals and groups of children to access outcomes as outlined in each individual’s Education Health Care Plan.
You will support pupils education, health, medical, physical and general care needs following agreed plans, promote effective communication for all pupils using a range of agreed strategies e.g. Makaton, PECS, communication aides etc. and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
Experience in the following areas would be advantageous;
- Manual Handling
- Peg feeding
- EHCP Writing
- Epilepsy care
- Nutrition and personal care
- Outreach tutoring
- sensory support
- MLD and SL
- Visual and hearing impairments
- Speech and language difficulties
Justteachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.