SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
JG259991_1576509449
Date Posted:16 Dec 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
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Do you relate well to male students? Do you have patience and creativity? These qualities will be essential in this role. Working one to one with a male student in Year 8, you will be his main support during the school day, helping him during class time and supporting him to develop communication skills, independence and emotional regulation.

Experience working with learning and communication difficulties as well as Autism is highly desired but not essential. Candidates with professional or personal experience with SEN learners are welcome to apply.

We are looking for someone with the ability to be a positive mentor for the child, providing consistent and individualised support. You will have a strong team around you to provide advice and strategies to implement.

Close to Hillingdon Hospital, this is a Special School for Secondary students. There are around 240 students on the role and most have an EHCP for a learning difficulty and or Autism. Class sizes are small, usually with a maximum of 10 pupils, a class teacher and several TA's in each class.

The Teaching Assistant would:
*Provide 1:1 Support for a male pupil in Year 8
*Work in a Secondary Special School in Hillingdon
*Be a strong behaviour Mentor
*Have experience with or an strong understanding of SEN

The school:
*Has fantastic development opportunities for Teaching Assistants wanting to become SEN teachers
*Rated OFSTED Good
*Has 240 pupils aged 11-19 years old
*Provides placements for children and young people who have Complex Moderate Learning Difficulties (CMLD) and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
*Follows the National Curriculum with no students disapplied.
*Offers vocational training opportunities and life skills development
*Has an onsite Multi-Disciplinary Team, comprising of Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists.
*Is well resourced to support SEN pupils with a sensory room, break-out spaces and a nurture room

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:
*Be qualified to teach in the UK
*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 jade.george@twrecruitment.com 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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