SEN Teaching Assistant

Westminster, London
Date Posted: 16 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Westminster, London

Tradewind SEND are currently recruiting for an ASC Teaching Assistant for a special needs school in Westminster. This ASC Teaching Assistant position is full time and will start immediately following a successful trial day/interview. The school are looking to hire on a long-term basis for the remainder of the academic year with a view to securing a permanent contract.

The role of an ASC Teaching Assistant is fulfilling and varied with multiple responsibilities:

  • Support the class teacher during lessons with the educational and social needs of pupils
  • Support in preparing classrooms, lessons and resources
  • Education support in both 1:1 and group work settings with students
  • Support in phonics, to engage students and ensure their progress

Due to the students' needs and ASC there is a focus on developing Social Skills in lessons, during exercise and in group sessions improving life skills and communication skills.

What are we looking for?

  • Aspiring Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SALTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • A passion for working with children with autism
  • Ideally previous experience supporting children with autism in any environment; personal, education or care
  • Personable and caring personality
  • Previous support role within a school or other child related experience.
  • Trained in or prior use of the Attention Autism Approach, PECS, TEACCH, ABA and or SPELL.
  • A caring and professional manner
  • Must have legal right to work in the UK and an Enhanced DBS certificate on the Update Service.

For more information on the school location and role, please contact Raj at Tradewind today on 0207 845 5450 (option 3 for SEND) or email me on and I will welcome your enquiries. Alternatively hit the apply button and we will contact you accordingly.

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