Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
Date Posted:22 Jan 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
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Looking to work in a rewarding environment and develop your experience in Special Educational Needs? This school is consistently OFSTED rated Outstanding. With 100 students on the roll, aged 7 - 19 years of age, the school meets the educational needs of young people with a range of learning difficulties including moderate to severe and complex learning needs, speech, language and communication difficulties.

We are seeking proactive and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join the team, supporting teachers with a semi-formal and P-Scale targeted curriculum. Experience with nonverbal students, sensory exploration and Attention Autism training is highly desired in this position. All students at this school are mobile and the school does not cater to Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. This position is working with a Key Stage 3 class of 7 pupils with complex needs. All students will require support with communication and some students require support with personal cares.

The school places a big focus on individualised and personal learning approaches for each student. Teaching Assistants work with the multidisciplinary team and collaborate to ensure each child is supported holistically. Self-esteem and self-confidence building are key development areas for all pupils and central to this is the cultivation of communication and interaction skills. Staff engage a wide variety of teaching approaches in line with students learning styles. Most classes will have an emphasis on learning by doing and lots of opportunities for repetition. Through highly structured learning activities, differentiation and individualised support, all students are expected to meet their individual learning objectives.

The Teaching Assistant would:
*Have experience working in an SEN School environment and a strong understanding of complex needs (highly desired)
*Differentiate lessons according to individual students' abilities and needs
*Support communication by using technology and non-verbal techniques
*Work closely with the Classroom Teacher and the Multi-Disciplinary Team
*Be comfortable and confident to support students with personal cares.

The school has:
*Been OFSTED rated Outstanding
*100 Pupils aged 7-19 years old
*Students with moderate to severe and complex learning needs, speech, language and communication difficulties.
*Day school, residential respite and short break provisions on site
*Small class sizes and a high staff to student ratio
*A Catholic Christian ethos at the core of its values

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 Hillingdon, 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.
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.
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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