Teaching Assistant - SEN

Merton, London
EA456098_1565775951
Date Posted:14 Aug 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant - SEN

Merton, London
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A primary SEN school in Merton is recruiting experienced teaching assistants to work across the key stages starting in September 2019. All posts are full time via the agency.
The school caters for students aged 2-11 with an ECHP for PMLD, Autism and complex needs. They have a strong academic focus, however are equally keen to promote positive wellbeing and mindfulness.

The selected applicants will have previous SEN experience, especially PMLD and complex needs. You will be working in a class of 5-6 pupils providing 1:1 support. Children are grouped based on age, however there will be varying abilities, with some students being non-verbal, therefore PECs and Makaton are a must. There will also be personal care involved, so manual handling training is required. As well as supporting students academically, you will focus on well-being and social skills. Successful applicants are caring, calm and pro-active with a keen interest in SEN.
For the right person the school are offering excellent pay rates and a state of the art working environment.

Key skills and experience needed:

Experience supporting children with PMLD and complex needs
Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
One to one and small group work
Professional manor
Enthusiasm and friendly approach
Team Teach & Manuel Handling

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Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teaching Assistant in Merton. Or for more information about the role, contact Emma Aaron on 0207 845 5450 or emmaa@twrecruitment.com
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