SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
Date Posted:09 Dec 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Barnet, London
The role will continue until July 2021 at least. This is a full-time role and the salary will be £70-80 per day, depending on experience.

The school requires a Teaching Assistant who has experience of working with children with a range of special needs, so is seeking a flexible and adaptable addition to the team. The role will involve working with a few specific children throughout the day and week. You will be working on a 1:1 basis with children with Autism in Year 1, who are minimally verbal and experience with PECS and Makaton would be an advantage. You will also be working with a Year 6 child with Downs Syndrome on occasions too. However. you will be working with specific children every week, so will be able to build a good working relationship!

Working closely with the school Senco and class teachers, you will need to be a strong communicator, be ready for anything and have a positive, team-focussed approach.

The school is seeking someone with excellent levels of written and spoken English, someone who is patient, perseverant and who will be able to commit until at least the end of the academic year.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, caring school

To join us and be successful in this Special Needs Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

*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

For further information, 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 and employees come first. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

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