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SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Start date: 06 Jun 2016
  • Category: Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10767583
  • Branch: Uxbridge
  • Consultant: Kiesha Lynch
  • Call: 01895 451 960
Job description
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant Primary School in Hillingdon, West London.

The chosen candidate will work with SEN pupils in the Schools well facilitated resource provision. This Special Needs provision has received an Ofsted rating of 'Outstanding' and is a highly regarded SEN centre, catering to students with profound and multiple learning difficulties from the mainstream School it is attached to. Due to it's success, the SEN unit is expanding with a view of being able to provide specialist education to students from neighbouring Schools.

This position is for a SEN Teaching Assistant with a focus on Speech and Language, working with students across Key Stages 1 and 2 with severe speech and language and communication difficulties.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in SEN support, able to build effective relationships with students and encourage their development through persistence and positive reinforcement. You must effectively differentiate work and follow students individual learning plans (IEP), often working with senior staff, Therapists and parents to ensure support strategies are effective.

Experience using PECS or Makaton as tools to support SEN pupils is highly beneficial.

Above all, the chosen candidate must be patient, proactive and passionate about supporting young people with special needs.

This position is a full-time, long term post, based in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Please apply below with your updated CV.

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.
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