SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
Date Posted:13 Dec 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £80 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
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We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to join an all-through Special Educational Needs (SEN) School in Hillingdon. The focus of this school is to support students with speech and language difficulties in a tailored environment, well-resourced to support pupils with severe to moderate learning difficulties (MLD). Working with a bespoke curriculum created for students with Autism (ASC) and difficulties with social communication, you would join a specialist team of speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, creative arts therapists, educational psychologists and occupational therapists. Experience of working within Multi-Disciplinary teams, or a desire to grow your ability to offer collaborative support, would be ideal in this role.

You will join a thriving school community. The school has an open-door policy with parents to foster holistic support around students and recognise the integral role of families in students' success. Running after school and weekend clubs as well as holiday provisions, this is a role that will give you plenty of opportunities to be involved in an active and caring support network. We are looking for a team player who is keen to be a part of this unique approach to foster confidence and extend pupils abilities using a person-centred approach.

As a Speech and Language Teaching Assistant on the team, you would be responsible for working in small groups and 1:1 facilitating a weekly speech and language programme across a variety of classes and age groups. Patience, adaptability, experience supporting emotional regulation and flexible thinking will be key to success in this role.

The Teaching Assistant would
*Help all students engage in class and grow as independent learners
*Develop students' confidence and communication skills, improving their quality of life
*Identify obstacles to students learning and adapt your teaching approach to ensure person centred, individualised support
*Support pupils with communication skills in a classroom and 1:1

The Teaching Assistant we require should have:
*Experience working with pupils with special educational needs
*Team Teach Training is desired but not essential
*Experience using behaviour techniques within a classroom
*Knowledge of P-Scales and differentiating lessons desired but not essential
*Must be Caring, Adaptable, highly intuitive and a team player

*Gain valuable experience planning and delivery Speech and Language programmes
*Opportunity to work as a TA with a Speech and Language speciality
*Work within a well-resourced school environment
*Work with highly qualified senior staff
*Be supported by specialists in a multidisciplinary team

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this position as a Speech and Language Teaching Assistant in Hillingdon, Greater 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.
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
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*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
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To join us and be successful in this Speech and Language 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

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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