SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
Date Posted:11 Sep 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
Tradewind Recruitment is recruiting for a primary school in Barnet borough, North London, which is seeking a Special Needs Assistant to join the team. The role will start immediately and is due to continue through until the end of the academic year in July 2021. This is a full-time role, term time only and the salary will be £75-80 per day, depending on experience.

This is a lovely school with a good reputation and a very good leadership team with an inspiring Headteacher. They benefit from very good support from parents/carers who want their children to do well and like to be active in their children's education.

The role will involve working with a child in Reception with Autism(ASC) and he has a range of needs including speech and language and EBD. He occasionally gets frustrated and can have challenging behaviour and benefits from time away from class to work, on occasions. As part of the role, you will be working with him in class and also on a 1:1 basis on focussed areas of learning.
He has English as an additional language(EAL) and whilst his language is developing, he will need additional input.

You should have a patient and caring approach as he responds very well to praise and expectations are needed to be revisited regularly. He behaves well when he is busy but they school are seeking someone who will ensure that he is focussed on school work at the same time.
Experience with children with ASC is essential and a good knowledge of the EYFS curriculum would be welcome.

You will need to be a good communicator as you will be working closely with the class teacher(often unsupervised), Sendco, and may be asked to attend progress reviews. His parents are keen for him to succeed and you will be in regular contact with them too.

To join us and be successful in this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
*Hold a teaching assistant qualification, ideally level 3
*Have experience working with SEND children in a primary school in the UK
*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Provide a CV with at least 10 years of employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
*Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact!
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so your fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant position in Barnet, please contact Stuart Edge on 020 7845 5450 or email

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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