Special Needs Assistant

Location: Hounslow, Greater London, England
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11313544
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Protocol Education are working with a well-known SEND school in Hounslow. This is a huge Special Needs School with over 200 students from Early years through to Secondary School. (EYFS to KS4).

They are currently looking for candidates who are available to cover shifts daily.

About the school:

There are over 30 classes in the school. Classes range from Early Years (EYFS) and through to Primary and Secondary School level (KS1 - KS4)

The needs are a mix of Complex Needs (moderate and not severe) through to Autistic students (ASC) and students with low cognitive function.

Academically, the school base their teachings on the national curriculum and students will require one to one time to tailor their studies to their level.

Student numbers range from 8 to 11 students per class.

You will have the support of a Teacher and 1 -2 teaching assistants in a classroom.

At secondary level - the class will always have a minimum of 2 Teaching Assistants in a class.

About you:

-Previous SEND experience is advantageous but not essential.

-Ability to be flexible and adaptable.

-Ability to interact well with the children.

-There is the possibility of long term, full time work available in this role.

About the role:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to support the students in small groups (2 - 3 students) or depending on the need of the child, one to one support.

The students will have a structured day and you will be expected to keep records of each activity, for each child to have a record of learning progress for the day. Written feedback on their behaviour is also compulsory.

Additional Information:

The school day runs from 8:30am to 4pm.
There is parking available on site.

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 £40.00.