SEN Teaching Assistant

Tower Hamlets, London
Date Posted:09 Sep 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £95 per day
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Tower Hamlets, London
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant or Welfare Officer seeking a new opportunity?

Tradewind recruitment is recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work in a secondary school in Tower Hamlets to start ASAP. This role is full-time until the end of the academic year. In this role, you will be working with 2 students in years 8 & 9 who are both wheelchair users.

Daily duties will include morning transport to school, an ability and training in hoisting and manual handling. Morning start with PECS (cards) & Makaton. You will also be required to assist with personal care for PMLD.

One to One support is expected from the hours of 8:15am to 15:30pm. You will have a 20 minute break and one hour lunch.

The school is looking for:
-Previous experience working with a child with PMLD preferably in a Secondary school setting
-Trained in Hoist and manual handling
-Trained with pecs AND/OR Makaton
-Experience working with students with either SEN or challenging behaviour
-Candidates with a youth working background are encouraged to apply

The school is located in Tower Hamlets with excellent access to public transport links.

To join us and be successful in this SEN TA/welfare role you will need to provide the following:

*This position is subject to 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 SEN TA/Welfare Office role in Tower Hamlets, London. Or for more information about the role, contact Cherie Kelly on 0207 845 5450 /

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