Teaching Assistant in Southwark SEN school

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11173784
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 3 months ago
One of my clients are looking to appoint learning mentors to support pupils within a SEN secondary school in Southwark. This school has excellent transport links and is accessible by bus, tube and car although parking is limited.The school itself caters for secondary aged pupils with multiple special needs including Autism. For this role you must be confident working with secondary aged pupils and managing their behaviour.

Responsibilities
• Encouraging positive social interaction between pupils who may struggle to engage with other pupils.
• Managing pupils behaviour
• Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
• Helping the students with their life skills
• Some personal care

For this role, you will have:
• Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
• Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
• Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour
• Happy to work one to one and small group work
• An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application. If you would like to discuss this role or other potential roles call Amy Webb on 0208 971 1284.

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.