SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:05 Feb 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
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This is a 1:1 support role where you will be working with an 8 year old boy requiring a resilient and supportive person to help him. He is currently working outside the classroom and is facing significant obstacles in his home life which have resulted in challenging behaviour and mental health issues. A strong understanding of child psychology, domestic violence, abuse and trauma will be vital in this position. Alongside this, the candidate will need to be resilient, creative and empathetic.

There will be a lot of support for the candidate in this role as the school are providing holistic wrap around support to the child and applying for 2:1 funding.

The school is an OFSTED Outstanding school that teaches students aged 7-19 years old, with primary students downstairs and secondary aged students upstairs. It is a small school, currently with 49 pupils on the school roll. The school specifically supports students with SEMH needs and students with Autism. Programmes are highly individualised and suited to each individual student's needs. The school students finish the day early on Friday and leave at 12.30pm. This allows staff to have training time on Friday afternoon.

The SEN TA would:
*Work 1:1 with an 8 year old boy
*Be supported by an onsite pastoral team
*Have experience working in schools
*Have a background or training in psychology or counselling (not essential but highly desired)
*Have a proven ability to support challenging behaviour and work with mental health needs
*Be patient, resilient, resourceful and empathetic

The school has:
*Been OFSTED rated Outstanding
*Great transport links, and is close to East Acton station
*Students aged 7-19 years old
*Around 49 pupils currently enrolled
*Students with complex SEMH needs

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 Teaching 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 a 1:1 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.

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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