Special Needs College Teaching Assistant Required

Location: Sutton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Nursery Support | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11255366
Salary: £60 - £65 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: about 1 month ago
We are working with an Outstanding SEND College who are seeking learning support assistants/classroom support workers to start from September 2020.

You will be supporting students academically, developing life skills, social independence, participating in work placement and outdoor activities. This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding. You will be supporting learners with Autism, severe learning disabilities and varying levels of behaviour in a specialist learning environment. You'll be required to use a patient, calm and engaging approach to learners, their learning and needs, and be able to work creatively and pro-actively.

The ideal person:
• Working in a similar environment or other experience of working with special needs.
• Resilience and patience, compassion and understanding.
• An ability to be proactive, creative and empathetic.
• To adhere to the school's policies and practices.
• Ideally you will be Team Teach trained (not essential)

In return we offer
• Competitive pay through PAYE (No Umbrella Companies!)
• Support throughout your placements
• Access to a dedicated SEN consultant
• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations)

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.