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SEND Teaching Assistant -Kingston

  • Location: Kingston upon Thames
  • Start date: 29 Mar 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10882772
  • Branch: London SEND South West
  • Consultant: Ashley Joseph
  • Call: 020 8971 1294
Job description
SEND TA needed in Kingston

A SEND teaching assistant is needed at a school based in Kingston, they are looking for someone who is capable and experienced working with students with severe needs. The school itself is a well run special school for students aged 4-16, many of the students have profound needs or severe autism and require 1:1 support at all times. Every pupil at the school is treated as an individual and specific programmes are developed to meet their needs and abilities.

The class sizes are small due to the nature of the school and the maximum capacity is 8 children in each class. There is excellent-in class support provided by experienced high-level teaching assistants which helps to support the ratio of adults to pupils in the school.
The role requires you to be a confident support staff with the experience of working with SEND children. You must be vigilant with regards to pupil's well being but most importantly it is essential that you are able to think outside the box' and employ a creative attitude to working with every child.

Main Duties:
• Supporting students with work set by the class teacher
• Helping with the behaviour management of the classroom
• Working with the teacher to assess pupils levels and ability
• Ensuring the schools ethos and policies are being implemented
• Liaising with parents and carers

The school are looking for individuals who are:

• Experienced working with children
• Passionate about the potential for education and will go that extra mile every day
• Adaptable, and able to work in a challenging setting
• Interested in working in a different environment
• Committed and resilient

If you're looking for a deeply rewarding new challenge, please get in touch with me immediately! I look forward to hearing from you.

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEND) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.

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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