Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:17 Jan 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Ealing, London
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You will be working in a specialist unit for students with Autism, based on the mainstream primary site. Feedback from all staff who have worked here is amazing, the school has wonderful resources and facilities for their SEN pupils. Staff also consistently feedback on the positive working environment created by the team and senior leadership.

The class you will be supporting are aged Reception to Year 2. All students have a diagnosis of Autism and some are non-verbal. Experience supporting students with non-verbal communication strategies will be essential in this role.

If you've worked with children with ASC professionally or have experience with Autism in your personal life, I'm keen to hear from you. The ideal candidate will have experience using PECS and MAKATON and be confident to use nonverbal communication techniques. Experience in primary school settings and as a Teaching Assistant is essential in this role.

Students in the provision are aged from Reception to Year 6, with 14 pupils in total in the unit. Teaching Assistants work on a one to one basis and in small groups with students, providing individualised support for each child.

The school draws on a wide range of approaches to support students, with a special focus on non-verbal techniques like PECS and Makaton. There is a strong culture of support and promoting independence in students as they develop. All staff nurture resilience, social skills and confidence in students with regular community outings to develop living skills as well as regular integration with mainstream classes and peers.

The Teaching Assistant:
*Is experienced with Autism, Severe Learning Difficulties and non verbal students
*Has experience working in school settings
*Confident providing 1:1 support and facilitating small groups
*Experienced working with Primary school children and with the national curriculum
*Aware of and able to use PECS, Makaton and nonverbal communication strategies

The school has:
*Been OFSTED rated Good at their last inspection
*Mainstream pupils aged 3 - 11 years of age
*A role of 270 pupils across the school and 14 pupils in the SEN provision
*A specialist unit for students with Autism and Severe Learning Difficulties
*A focus on MAKATON and PECS within the Unit
*Therapy professionals such as a Speech and Language Therapist and Occupational Therapist who visit the school to support students

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, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A 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
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To join us and be successful in this SEN Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Hold 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 an SEN Teaching Assistant in Ealing, London, or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or jade.george@twrecruitment.com We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
We look forward to hearing from you and supporting you to take the next step in your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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