Special Education Teaching Assistant

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Teacher | Primary Teachers | Primary | SEN Support Jobs | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11247148
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: 3 months ago
A primary school based in the borough of Southwark which provides support for pupils with severe learning difficulties, complex needs and autism, is currently looking for teaching assistants to join their team. The role requires you to work Monday to Friday (term time only) during the hours 08:15 - 16:00 and would be starting after the Easter break.

The school prides itself on providing a learning environment that is professional and caring which encourages continuous improvement for all.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a patient individual who has a passion working with children with specials needs.

You will be working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil who at times can be physically challenging and will require a level of personal care. It is important that you are confident with dealing with challenging behaviour so experience either in a professional or personal capacity would be beneficial.

To be considered for this role, you must be:

• Confident in managing challenging behaviour.
• Able to come up with creative approaches to keep students engaged with the learning process.
• Available immediately and able to commit for at least 6 months.
• Able to prepare materials for lessons as well as adapt current resources.
• Comfortable assessing a pupil's progress and supporting the class teacher.
• Able to provide a reference from the last two years working with children or vulnerable adults in either a professional or volunteer capacity.

An enhanced DBS is required by law to work with children, if you do not have one on the update service, you must be prepared to apply for one through Protocol Education at the cost of £40.

If you are interested in this role then please apply online successful applicants will be contacted within 3 working days.