SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:27 Nov 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£85 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
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Join a team of exceptional educators striving to be the best in their field. The right candidate will be available to work full time, Monday to Friday from 8.45am-3.45pm. The role will continue until the end of the academic year with the opportunity to continue for the right candidate.

Based in Ealing, this Primary SEN School provides highly individualised support to 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. The class you will be based in has 8 pupils, a class teacher and at least 2 other Teaching Assistants. This is a mixed ability class with students with Autism, sensory needs and hearing impairments. Pupils in this class are aged 9-11 years of age, falling into the Year 5 and 6 age group. Much of the focus will be preparing pupils for their transition to Secondary school in September.

The school has beautiful purpose-built facilities and is very well resourced to meet the needs of their SEN learners. There are many SEN professionals on site including psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and even music therapists.

This is a school that values strong team members. There are regular twilight training sessions and the school pays over time for the hours you stay for training. There is an incredibly supportive Senior Leadership team who promote an ethos of collaboration and celebrating staff and student achievement.

The Teaching Assistant will:
*Have a Level 2 qualification in teaching and learning (not essential)
*Be experienced with Autism, Profound or Multiple Learning Difficulties or Severe Learning Difficulties
*Have performed a similar role, demonstrating initiative and a positive attitude
*Be confident providing 1:1 support and facilitating small groups

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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