SEND Teaching Assistant Roles Available in Richmond.

Location: Richmond upon Thames
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Teacher | SEN Support Jobs | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11213712
Salary: £60 - £80 per day, Benefits: PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work.
Job Published: 8 months ago
We are seeking Graduate learning support assistants to work in a happy, thriving and growing special school for children and young people aged 4 -19 with severe and complex learning disabilities. This role is within the primary department, guiding pupils through their early year's education. You will be working within a team of highly qualified and dedicated staff who have high expectations of their pupils as well as having high expectations of themselves and their teaching.

As a Graduate teaching assistant, your main responsibility will be to ensure pupils reach their full potential in their academic, social, creative, personal, physical and moral development.

Working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door and taking your first steps into an exciting and rewarding career in education.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2020/2021 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

As a specialist facility, the school require someone who is experienced or open about working in special needs. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures. As an added benefit, the school offer residential shift work in the evening and mornings supporting learners in a home setting. Shifts are optional and are separate from working in the school.

Responsibilities:

·Managing pupil's behaviour.
·Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
·Helping the students with their life skills.

For this role, you will have:

·Experience working in a school or a specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
·Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
·Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
·Happy to work one to one and small group work.
·An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00.