Special needs Teaching Assistant

Date Posted: 26 Oct 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term

Special needs Teaching Assistant

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There are several pupils in KS1 who require support with moderate learning difficulties and who need support from someone who is confident handling mildly challenging behaviour.

What are the school looking for?

  • Passion for working with young children with Learning Difficulties
  • Confident and self-assured Teaching Assistant with a passion for working with moderate learning difficulties
  • Good team player displaying plenty of initiative
  • Previous experience working 1:1 or in small groups with children with SEN needs.
  • Patient and empathetic individual

The school has a large team of SEN Teaching Assistants who all help each other out and typically remain at the school for long periods, so a very good opportunity for the right person.

The School

The Headteacher takes pride in ensuring all staff and pupils are engaged and happy in their work, the SLT are very supportive and offer numerous training and development opportunities. Classes are made up of pupils form diverse cultural backgrounds which provides a rich and engaging learning environment. The school also boast excellent resources and they are fortunate to have plenty of open spaces.

They have fantastic transport links and serviced by numerous bus routes, along with also having onsite parking.

  • To join Tradewind and be successful in this SEN TA role you will need to:
  • Experience and knowledge of children and/or young people with moderate learning difficulties
  • Previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant either in mainstream or special provision
  • Able to manage mildly challenging behaviour and build relationships with SEN children
  • Firm but fair approach to discipline
  • Able to commit to a long-term role starting immediately
  • 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 get your application started for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant in Surrey or for more information you can contact Charlotte Chilton on 0207 845 5450 / charlotte.clarke@twrecruitment.com

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