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Speech and Language Support Assistant

  • Location: London Borough of Newham
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10750219
  • Branch: London Primary Central East
  • Consultant: Sidhra Shahzad
  • Call: 020 3219 7735
Job description
We are currently seeking experienced Speech and Language support specialists to work within an Outstanding school in the heart of Newham. You will be working full days school working hours of 8:30am - 4pm per week within mainstream primary schools and within SEN Units.

The roles we have to offer will vary but will consist of working directly with children in co-ordination with the Class teacher, Qualified Speech Therapists and other SEN support assistants.

Applicants must have:

*Significant experience of working as a Special Needs teaching assistant / Teaching Assistant within a primary school (at least 5 years);

* Significant experience of working with children with speech language and communication needs Impairment;

* Training in speech and language from a speech therapist or other relevant qualifications will also be desirable;

* Exemplary spoken and written English;

* The ability to successfully teach early reading skills in a vibrant and exciting manner, recent experience of teaching the Read, Write Inc. programme is desirable but not essential.

* A positive attitude, enthusiasm and the ability to interact with young children

* Commitment and flexibility

If you are looking to further your current career in Education or simply looking to tranfer your skills in to a school setting then please apply below with an updated CV.

***We are also offering a Recommend a Friend bonus where you can earn yourself £50 if anyone you refer registers with us***

We look forward to hearing from you very soon

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 £44.00.
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