Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Date Posted:09 Jun 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Special Needs Teaching Assistant


We are currently working with a thriving Special School in Kent, they are looking to take one several Teaching Assistant who are able to cover Part Time.

The Kent based school is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. Their aim is to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success.

The successful candidate will join a supportive school where we invest in our staff and create skilled class teams. This role could lead to the opportunity of further professional development to train as a Senior TA or HLTA. Key tasks are to support and develop the educational environment for the students, to include extending their curriculum skills, social skills, and personal development. To also provide a safe environment, emotionally and physically, for the students within the guidelines and procedures of the school. Experience in working with children, and Level 2 qualifications (GCSE or equivalent) in English and Mathematics are essential.

To apply for this role you must be:

  • Conscientious and innovative
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and hard working
  • Passionate about working with pupils who have special needs
  • Committed to working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Confident in dealing with children who may sometimes displaying challenging behaviours

The benefits of working with Tradewind:

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an SEN Teaching Assistant or for more information about the role, contact Lowri Crimmins on [0207 845 5450. option3] or [lowri.crimmins@twrecruitment.com]

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