Early Years Teaching Assistant - Working with Autism

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11247783
Salary: £60 - £90 per day
Job Published: 4 months ago
Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Newham?

Do you have a genuine passion and drive for working with children with SEND?

Protocol Education are currently working with a brilliant Primary School in the heart of Newham who require a SEND Teaching Assistant when schools re-open.

This two-form entry school was graded good' during its last OFSTED inspection and is working towards outstanding.

The school is a short walk from the closest DLR station.

In this role you will work closely with the class teacher and other Teaching Assistants to create a stimulating and exciting work environment for students with different SEND needs.

You will be based in the schools SEND provision working closely with the SENDCO and the other SEND TA's within the school. You will be joining a welcoming and friendly team of TA's who take real pride in what they do.

You will be working with students with a range of needs, predominantly ASD, ADHD and SEMH.

As part of this role you will be required to go swimming once a week with the students.

Ideally, you will have experience within the classroom, but the school are also willing to consider those applicants who have worked with SEND in other settings or their personal life.

Who are we looking for?

• Candidates with previous classroom experience within the UK
• Experience working with students with SEND
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• A can-do attitude and a willingness to get involved in the school community
• A strong grasp of Maths & English (GCSE A-C Required)

For the strongest candidates, this could lead to full-time employment with the school.

This role would also be suitable for Graduates who are looking to gain classroom experience before becoming a teacher.

Why work with Protocol?

• Competitive rates of pay (paid through PAYE so no hidden umbrella costs)
• A supportive consultant on hand to listen and guide you through your placement
• Local work opportunities in Newham
• Access to comprehensive CPD
• Regular candidate social events