SEN Teaching Assistant

Islington, London
Date Posted:30 Apr 2019

SEN Teaching Assistant

Islington, London
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The role is perfect for someone who is sporty and positive but is able to "put their foot down" when and where needed. The boys are lovely but they just need help concentrating and with the right person working with them the school is confident they'll excel!

Visitors often comment on the positive atmosphere in the school and particularly how well-behaved, happy, and hard-working the children are. The school is a wonderfully diverse community with a real sense of family. It's an exciting environment for working and learning and the school makes any member of staff that works through the door feel like they've been there for decades.

Information on the role:
*8:30AM to 4:00PM Monday to Friday
*Working with two boys on a one-to-one basis - the boys have ADHD and SEMH
*You will be working in conjunction with the year 6 teacher to ensure both of the students learning goals are being met
*3 days a week you are required to do playground duty
*Rate is between £70 - £80 per day based on experience
*ASAP start

The perfect candidate will have the following skills, qualifications & attributes.
*Must have a calm nature
*Very good at communication
*Experienced in SEN
*Firm but fair
*Positive, sporty, educated, and proactive
*Able to gain the attention of students very quickly
*Strong and clear speaker
*Strong behaviour management
*Team Teach isn't required but is a plus
*Knowledge of PECS isn't required but is a plus
*Knowledge of Makaton isn't required but is a plus

Tufnell Park station is a short walking distance from the school - there are also various busses that drop you near the grounds.

There are various opportunities for forward progression at this school. They strongly believe in Continued Progress Development so will be investing in your education to make you even stronger in your position.

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*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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*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
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

All candidates that apply for this role must have strong behaviour management and are comfortable working with challenging students

The position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas police Clearances and professional reference checks. Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Islington or alternatively, please contact Luke or Harriett at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450/ /;
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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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