Primary SEN Support in Catford

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11219718
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 8 months ago

A Catford primary school that caters for children with special needs including autism is looking for learning support assistants to join their team due to an expansion. The school is rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted and is has a great repuation in London for being an excellent SEN school and is oversubscribed at present which has lead to the expansion.

Each class consists of 5-8 pupils with a broad range of learning difficulties including autism. For this role you must be proactive and be able to commit until at least July 2020 as due to the nature of the pupils, the school expects consistency.

Required:
• At least 3 months working/volunteering with children or vulnerable adults.
• Flexibility to work across different age groups and classes
• Available 5 days a week
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to remain calm
• Punctual and reliable
• Good understanding of Special education needs and Autism
• Experience managing challenging behaviour

As a teaching assistant at this school you will be:
• Leading small groups with guided reading
• Supporting functional skills
• Encouraging positive social interaction with peers
• Offering extra support where necessary
• Ensuring pupils have a safe learning environment
• Implementing a variety of strategies to cater for different learning abilities
• Helping with playground duty

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 £40.00