SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11184329
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 3 days ago
Do you have a passion for supporting students with Special Educational Needs?

Do you have experience working within a Primary School?

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a SEN Teaching Assistant to start ASAP at small Primary school in Newham.

This mainstream school caters for a range of students with SEND who require 1 to 1 support. Many of the students are Autistic so experience working with children with Autism is essential.

The school have excellent facilities for their SEND students. The students have access to a separate unit which has been specifically designed to facilitate progress for SEND Students. This also includes a sensory room.

You will also be supporting a range of other SEND needs like ADHD and SEMH.

Any knowledge of Makaton, PEC's or BSL is highly desirable.

All candidates must be willing to go swimming with students once a week.

Candidates with Team Teach training are highly encouraged to apply. For those who do not currently hold this certificate but are keen to continue their professional development, Protocol run regular sessions during half-terms.

Candidate's who have not worked within a Primary School but have worked with children with SEND will also be considered for this role.

What's in it for you?

•Opportunity to work within a welcoming, passionate and professional team
•Join a vibrant EYFS team who genuinely enjoy their work
•An opportunity to expand your experience working with SEND
•Excel within a supportive team with great career opportunities possibility to go permanent for strong candidates
•Warm and welcoming Senior Leadership Team that values your development and well-being

What are the school looking for?

•Strong team-player
•Good knowledge of special needs, especially autism
•Previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant in a primary school
•Able to set appropriate barriers and manage behaviour
•Always looking to learn and constantly improve

Interviews and trial days are taking place ASAP.