SEN Teaching Assistant

Richmond upon Thames, London
Date Posted:30 Jul 2019

SEN Teaching Assistant

Richmond upon Thames, London
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Tradewind Recruitment is working with a good primary school based in Richmond that are recruiting for an SEN TA to work with a specific child with specific learning needs.

The SENCo of this brilliant, high achieving school in the heart of affluent Richmond are keen to appoint an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work with a yr4 pupil whom has PWS. The role requires you to have confidence, clear commutation skills as well as a dynamic, professional approach to working with children with additional needs. You must be committed for the academic year and demonstrate an interest in developing your career in education, more over within Special Needs.

The child has a genetic disorder due to loss of function within genes. The pupil may have weak muscles, poor feeding skills and may also have slow development skills. The developmental disorder affects many parts of the body. The child has mild to moderate intellectual disability and therefore you as a teaching assistant will be needed to ensure the pupil is within a safe and secure environment. Providing 1:1 support for the pupil to ensure they are accessing the national curriculum as well as liaising with both parents and the senior leadership team.

The role will involve

*General classroom support a pupil with Prader-Willi Syndrome.
*Work alongside the KS2 team to plan and prepare engaging, fun sessions for small groups of learners that need additional support
*Firm but fair and calm behaviour management

The teaching assistant roles are full time, 5 days' week and will be due to start in September 2019 to continue for the full academic year.


you must;

*Have previous experience working in a primary school setting.
*Be a team player - this role requires someone who works well with teachers, pupils and parents
*Demonstrate commitment, dedication and resilience in your previous childcare work
*have an ability to manage sometimes challenging behaviour
*Ideally you will be local to Richmond or happy to travel to Richmond

The location

The school benefits

*The potential to eventually undertake your teacher training in partnership with the school
*Career progression for the right candidate
*A vibrant and creative area of London
*In house school CPD training
*£70- £75 per day

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, 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

To join us and be successful in this SEN TEACHING ASSISTANT - PRADER-WILLI SYNDROME (PWS TA) - Richmond.
role you will need to:

*Have some experience supporting children learning difficulties.
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position SEN TEACHING ASSISTANT - PRADER-WILLI SYNDROME (PWS TA)- Richmond
Or for more information about the role, contact Ayaz Ahmed on 0207 845 5450 /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your 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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