Makaton Trained Teaching Assistant for Lewisham School

Location: Lewisham
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11172515
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 6 months ago
I am currently recruiting for a school in Lewisham who are in need of teaching assistants who are confident and competent using Makaton. The school have been rated "OUTSTANDING" by OFSTED and cater for children between the ages of 3 - 11 years old that have a range of Special Educational Needs such as Autism, ADHD and Complex Needs. This school has recently expanded and this is why they are looking for more staff.

The school itself has a very inclusive and supportive ethos in both their teaching approach and their management style. The classes are small with a maximum of 8 students per class.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to gain a career working within specialist education and is looking to expand on their skills.

Successful candidates:

  • Have Makaton training or experience using Makaton
  • Experience of working with SEN children in an education setting
  • Additional training such as Team Teach/ Autism Awareness/ MAPA
  • Previously worked with SEN Children or Adults in a care setting
  • Strong behaviour management and confident with personal care.
  • Knowledge of the current curriculum

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application. If you would like to discuss this role or other potential roles call Amy Webb on 0208 971 1284.

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 £44.00.