Teaching Assistant

Hounslow, London
JG207269_1556531914
Date Posted:29 Apr 2019
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable

Teaching Assistant

Hounslow, London
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This school is looking for aspiring and experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join the team in September this year. Based in Hounslow, with over 280 pupils, this is one of the largest SEN school in the UK. With state of the art facilities, the school building was purpose built in 2018, offering an exceptional learning environment to students and teachers. This SEN school is for children aged 4-16 years. Pupils have delays or difficulties in communication, interaction, cognition or learning, and function within the Moderate-Severe range of learning difficulties. There are Teaching Assistant and Apprenticeship roles across the primary and secondary sites.

Classes are made up of 5 -10 pupils with at least 1 Teacher and a Teaching Assistant to support pupils. The school follows the national curriculum, breaking learning down into small steps and personalised targets for each pupil.

The school aspires to facilitate learning in a professional and caring environment. Teaching Assistants support students to develop their self-esteem, core values and independence. With strong support, all pupils are encouraged to reach their highest potential and achieve progress in functional literacy, numeracy and life skills.

You will be working within incredible new school buildings and grounds. New facilities include dedicated subject rooms for science, art, food technology, music and a library. There are sensory rooms, a therapy suite and life skills as well as separate dining rooms for Primary and Secondary pupils. Outdoors, students can now enjoy large grass playing fields, designated playgrounds for Early Years, Primary and Secondary pupils, a sensory playground, reflection garden and horticultural eco garden. There is also a large staff car park on site.

The Teaching Assistant will:
*Have experience or an interest in SEN support
*Have the ability to manage complex and challenging pupil behaviour
*Be proactive, a team player, flexible and friendly
*Be confident providing 1:1 support and facilitating small groups
*Knowledgeable about learning disabilities and SEN needs (not essential)

The school has:
*Been rated OFSTED Good
*Pupils from Early years through to Secondary
*Over 280 pupils with 5-10 pupils per class
*New purpose-built facilities, completed last year.
*A large staff car park
*A strong leadership approach with high expectations staff and students
*A focus on the student voice
*A multidisciplinary approach with access to therapists
*A wide range of academic and vocational programmes including Functional Skills, Life Skills, BTEC, GCSE, A Level courses and Duke of Edinburgh Awards for bronze, silver and gold.
*Alternative learning programmes and outreach services

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 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.
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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