Teaching Assistant

City of Westminster, London
LW280219-186761_1551364040
Date Posted:28 Feb 2019
Competitive

Teaching Assistant

City of Westminster, London
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The school thought the boy was going to be taken on by a local special school but unfortunately the application was rejected which took the school by surprise hence the desperation to have someone work with the student. The student is verbal but tends to run away, and become physically violent when he has episodes of sensory overload.

The school itself has a great reputation and has recently been graded by Outstanding by Ofsted. Furthermore, they have a great internal support system for staff that are permanent and from agency.

Information on the role:
*8:30AM to 4:00PM Monday to Friday
*You must be able to assess situations and react accordingly
*Team Teach or an equivalent certification
*Rate is between £70 - £80 per day based on experience
*ASAP start

The perfect candidate will have the following skills, qualifications & attributes.
*ASD experience is crucial
*Must have a calm nature
*Very good at communication
*Strong and clear speaker
*Strong behaviour management
*Team Teach isn't required but is a plus
*Knowledge of PECS isn't required but is a plus
*Knowledge of Makaton isn't required but is a plus

Westbourne park station is a short walking distance from the school - there are also various busses that drop you near the grounds.

There are various opportunities for forward progression at this school. They strongly believe in Continued Progress Development so will be investing in your education to make you even stronger in your position.

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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


All candidates that apply for this role must have ASD experience and are comfortable working with SEN students

The position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas police Clearances and professional reference checks. Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Westminster or alternatively, please contact Luke or Harriett at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450/ Luke.Watters@twrecruitment.com / Harriet.Gmur-Pierre@twrecruitment.com;
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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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