Teaching Assistant

Hounslow, London
Date Posted:22 Mar 2019
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable

Teaching Assistant

Hounslow, London
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We are currently seeking enthusiastic and caring Primary Teaching Assistants to work in a provision for SEN pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD). You would work alongside a classroom teacher throughout the day, supporting group work and working 1:1 with individual students according to their Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).

Feedback from all Teaching and Support staff who have worked in this provision is immensely positive. All have described the students as being interested to learn, responsive and excited to be in class. There are minimal challenging behaviours in this unit. The team are incredibly friendly and very supportive of new staff and those who are new to working with SEN pupils.

This school offers many opportunities for long term staff to develop. The school has 5 trained ELSAs (Emotional Literacy Support Assistants) and employ numerous HLTAs, offering growth pathways for the right person. Regular whole staff training sessions are provided to upskill staff on working with special educational needs and individual staff members have also undertaken additional specialist training in a range of areas, including speech and language work.

A major focus of the MLD provision is developing children's' independence by teaching Life Skills. Classes focus on teaching academic skills as well as positive communication, emotional regulation and functional skills that will help each child become a capable adult. Positive rewards systems and regularly celebrating student success are central to the ethos of this friendly SEN provision.

The ideal candidate is:
*Proactive, a team player, flexible and friendly
*Confident providing 1:1 support and facilitating small groups
*Experienced working with Primary school children and with the national curriculum
*Knowledgeable about learning disabilities and SEN needs (not essential)

The school has:
*Pupils aged 3 - 11 years of age
*A capacity for around 1000 students
*An SEN provision for Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) within the mainstream school
*Training opportunities and development pathways for all staff

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 Hounslow, 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.
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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