SEN Teaching Assistant

Richmond upon Thames, London
Date Posted:18 Sep 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Richmond upon Thames, London

The Academy is looking for someone with enthusiasm, passion and true dedication. The position is both long-term and full-time.

The role will involve you working as part of a small, specialised team to work with students with Autism (ASC) as a special needs teaching assistant. The students in the groups have various levels of Autism, with some children being non-verbal and some with some language skills which are currently developing.

This is a specialised role and the school is seeking a candidate who has experience working and supporting with children with ASC, ideally in a school setting. You should be able to offer and display strategies that can really help children to develop their language skills, whilst having at least a basic knowledge of PECS and Makaton is essential.

Their ideal candidate will be an aspirational team player, demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism for both themselves and their students and be determined to make a real difference in the lives of those they teach.

You will be trained accordingly by the school and welcomed by the staff from day one. This is a caring environment with a fantastic reputation for supporting all staff members extensively and they want each staff member to succeed and thrive at the school.

To join Tradewind and be successful as a SEN TA in this position you will need to meet the following criteria:

*Ideally have at least one years' experience working in a school
*Previous experience working with children with ASC
*have a good understanding of Autism (ASC) & ADHD
*You must be adaptable, caring and passionate about SEN
*Be patient and caring with the ability to build rapport with the children
*You must have the right to work in the UK
*Your CV must cover the last 10 Years of employment history

The role begins September 2020 and will be full-time, long-term.
The school is easily accessible by transportation links throughout the city.

You will be trained accordingly by the school and welcomed by the staff from day one. This is a caring environment that want each staff member to succeed and thrive.

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

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this opportunity to work as a KS2 Teacher. Or for more information about the role, contact Adam Bamford at Tradewind on 020 7845 5450 or via email on

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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