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Health Care Assistant

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £62 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Bacon

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Health Care Assistant

Are you a Health Care Assistant who is currently looking for a change of scenery?

We are currently seeking a Health Care Assistant with a background of Hoist and Manual Handling, to work within an SEN School as a Teaching Assistant. The premise of the two roles are very similar. We are looking for candidates who are strong, confident and have a can-do attitude. As an SEN TA within this school you will be working within a PMLD Class, supporting a child 1:1.

  • Ofsted Outstanding School
  • £62 - £85 p/d
  • Temp to Perm Scheme
  • Full Time
  • Immediate Start

If you haven't worked in a school environment before do not worry, we offer free CPD courses to get you well on your way!

  • Sensory Processing, Behaviour and the Primary Classroom
  • SEND Code of Practice
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Autism-Friendly Classrooms
  • Understanding Autism
  • Manual Handling Awareness
  • Safeguarding, Child Protection & Prevent Programme

As an SEN TA you will be supporting the class teachers, for example helping to set up the classroom for the school day, providing 1:1 support or working within small groups and reporting the progress of individual children.

It is important to note that we are looking for the following attributes in the successful candidate:

  • Team player, quicker thinker, resilient
  • Computer literate
  • Experience with PMLD
  • Happy to provide personal care
  • Happy to administer medications if required

What are our client's schools like?

This is an Ofsted Outstanding school located in the borough of Brent which offers fantastic facilities for their students. The school has approximately 300 students between the ages of 4 - 18. They have two sites within close proximity of each other, one is a small and quaint school helping to support those at primary level. The main site offers both primary and secondary classes for children who have ASC, Down's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and other complex needs.

Are you interested? Here is what you can do:

  • Send an up to date CV (including all related experience)
  • Call and ask for Charlotte

Required Skills and Expertise

  • Be an excellent, inspiring learning support assistant
  • Have a proven track record of improvement
  • Be able to creatively contribute to the development of the students and the curriculum

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%

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