SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
Date Posted:09 Sep 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
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I'm currently recruiting for caring and kind individuals who are genuinely interested in working with the highest levels of need.
If you are an SEN Teaching Assistant experienced in supporting children with Vision Impairments or are keen to develop into a specialist field, I am eager to hear from you.

I'm working with a school urgently looking to meet with candidates for a role to start immediately. Receiving an OFSTED rated Outstanding award in January, this is an opportunity to join a thriving and high performing team achieving great results with their pupils.

This is a school for blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities. The school has around 50 pupils aged 2 to 14. The needs supported at this school include: vision impairment, multi-sensory impairment, learning difficulties and disabilities, physical disabilities, communication difficulties as well as additional medical and health needs.

The ideal candidate will be a confident and capable TA, knowledgeable about VI support, manual handling, personal cares and vocational qualifications. Experience working in PMLD or Vision Impaired settings is highly desired but not essential as the school provides thorough training. You will be working in a classroom-based setting alongside a class teacher and other Teaching Assistants.

To be successful in this role you will need excellent communication and organisation skills as well as a positive and proactive attitude. You will be a team player and committed to the school's values of inclusion, collaboration and integrity. This role requires candidates to have a strong understanding of SEN needs to provide individualised to support to each pupil in the class.

The Teaching Assistant would:
*Have SEN experience in a school setting (desired but not essential)
*The ability to be able to manage complex needs
*Have experience supporting pupils with vocational qualifications
*Be comfortable with personal cares and manual handling
*Differentiate lessons to suit the needs and abilities of learners in the class

The school has:
*Been OFSTED rated Outstanding
*Around 50 students aged 2-14 years of age.
*Blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities
*Values of Inclusion, Focus on the child, collaboration, quality and integrity
*Family services on site to support the local community

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 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 Hillingdon, 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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