SEN Teaching Assistant

City of Westminster, London
Date Posted:09 Sep 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

City of Westminster, London
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They have a student joining their school in Reception with severe ASD and they're looking to have an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team on a full-time basis. You will be working with a little girl on a one-to-one basis split between the mainstream class and an SEN room. The student doesn't have any behavioural issues she just loses focus very quickly and is only able to communicate using singular words. The school requires someone with a familiarity with Makaton as it's written into the students' education healthcare plan.

If you're looking to make a difference in a student joining school for the first time this may be the job for you!
*A degree with a 2:1 or higher
*ASD Experience is a necessity
*Up to date First Aid training (not required but a plus)
*Up to date Safeguarding training
*Makaton experience
*Experience with following EHCPs
*Open to SEN
*The ability to slot in when and were needed - flexibility
*Bubbly personality

The school has most recently been graded as Outstanding and they wish to keep striving for excellence in years to come. They want to develop confident learners with "growth mindsets" who understand that achieving success requires effort, practice and perseverance.
They encourage children to develop their understanding of the learning process so that they recognise that:
*Learning is not always quick and easy
*Learning involves effort
*Learning involves making mistakes
They work hard to develop in children the characteristics which will enable them to become independent, lifelong learners.
Westbourne Park station is a stone's throw from the school - there are also various busses that drop you near the grounds
There are various opportunities for forward progression at this school. They strongly believe in Continued Progress Development so will be investing in your education to make you even stronger in your position.

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All Candidates that apply must have a degree and an interest in becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant.
The position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas police Clearances and professional reference checks. Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Westminster or alternatively, please contact Luke or Harriet at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450/ /;

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