SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:12 Sep 2019
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
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This role is to begin immediately and continue for the duration of the academic year. For the right candidate, a permanent role may be available. The hours of work are 8.45am - 3.45pm, Monday to Friday.

With an Outstanding OFSTED rating, this is a school for students aged 2-11 years old who have severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and/or Autism. All classes are organised based on age as well as need and learning style.

You will need to be a reflective and responsive teaching assistant who is willing to go the extra mile for the children and families you are working with. Collaboration and strong team skills are important as you will work in partnership with professionals from education, health and social care to ensure high quality provision for all students. The school has an emphasis on multi-professional teams and the benefits that this provides to students holistically. You will be supported by class staff, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and even music therapists.

This position is for a mid-level Teaching Assistant position. You will be working alongside an SEN Class teacher supporting a class of 10 students. Students are nursery to reception age and require support with severe learning difficulties. Some students also have physical disabilities and require wheelchairs. As a more senior Teaching Assistant, you will support with planning and be responsible for independently running interventions for a group of students. The class uses two different rooms and you will be responsible for children in the second room while the class teacher supports students in the first room. Experience working with nursery aged students, special needs and working independently are highly desired for this role.

The supportive ethos as this school is what sets it apart. Success of pupils and staff is celebrated, and achievements are recognised school wide. Wellbeing is also a priority and staff wellbeing is promoted and encouraged. The school has numerous opportunities to continue training and developing. This is an opportunity to work in a role which will continue to grow.

The ideal candidate:
*Has a level 2 qualification in teaching and learning
*Is experienced with Autism, Profound or Multiple Learning Difficulties or Severe Learning Difficulties
*Has been employed in a similar role, demonstrating initiative and a proactive approach
*Is Confident providing 1:1 support and facilitating small groups
*Is a proactive team player

The school has:
*Been OFSTED Rated Outstanding
*Pupils aged 2- 11 years of age
*A capacity for around 132 students
*Students with severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and/or Autism
*Training opportunities and development pathways for all staff

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as an SEN Teaching Assistant in Ealing, London, or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

We look forward to hearing from you and supporting you to take the next step in your career.
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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