SEND Teaching Assistant with Creative Experience

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Nursery Support | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11258056
Salary: £60 - £65 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Work, No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Protocol Education are looking for experienced creative teaching assistants from backgrounds that include; acting, drama or musical backgrounds or special needs & care backgrounds to work in one of our outstanding special needs schools in Wandsworth. This renowned school caters for students with a diverse range of special needs that include visual/hearing impairments, physical disabilities, autism, severe learning disabilities and speech and language difficulties. As a teaching assistant you will be required to develop students hand eye coordination, speech & language skills, social/communication skills, speech and language skills, independence and cognitive processes. As part of the role you will have the opportunity to work within a variety of different subjects such as art & music.

Main Duties:
• Engaging students through song and dance
• Helping with sensory integration within 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 and send your CV to alex.conway@protocol-education.com.

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each 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 £40.00