Specialist Teaching Assistant

Location: Hounslow, Greater London, England
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11320123
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: about 2 months ago
We are working with a number of primary schools situated in Feltham who are looking for an experienced and devoted teaching assistant who has outstanding provision for all pupils with special educational needs.

This teaching assistant would be required to provide one to one support for children with (ASD) Autistic Spectrum Disorder, and Speech and Language (S&L) disabilities. Ideally you will be trained in Makaton, Pecs and Team Teach so you can support the children to the best of your abilities.

The school is enthusiastic about inclusion and they are looking for staff who will ensure that every individual child's needs is supported, challenged and inspired to their best abilities.

If you are eager about being responsible for educating children with disabilities and special needs or want to make a difference in their lives, then this is the perfect job for you. This is a long term position starting from September 2021.

A Specialist teaching assistant will need the following experience and skills:

• Outstanding communication skills with the ability to use initiative and work well under pressure.
• Have experience working with children with challenging behaviour.
• Experience working within the child care sector.
• Be able to differentiate work to support needs of children.
• Ambitious to support and extend the learning opportunities for all our pupils.
• Show perseverance and maintain a can do' attitude and aspire to achieve goals.

We offer:
• A competitive rate of pay
• Working in an establishment school
• Flexible working shifts
• Continued professional development
• Local work

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.