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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    North West London, London

  • Sector:

    Support , Daily Supply

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £70 - £90 per day + Dependent Upon Experience/Skills

  • Contact:

    SEND Desk

  • Contact email:

    Rob@reesoneducation.com

  • Job ref:

    BR1EN5TA496SENASDSLD_1565780966

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-13

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-14

Teaching Assistant

A unique Special Needs school with a community feel, in the borough of North West London is recruiting a number of new people to work as a Teaching Assistant. The successful applicants will join a highly successful team and start as soon as possible. You will be responsible for assisting small ASD classes of 6-8 students from early years up to KS2. The school itself is very modern having been purpose built a few years ago, as well as being aesthetically pleasing, the school is filled with the best available resources to support creative multi-sensory teaching and learning. Starting immediately, the LSAs/ SEN TAs will be offered a long term full time roles until the end of the academic year.

The school will invest heavily in your development and encourages career progression/professional development through regular CPD training. Permanent contracts will be offered to those who distinguish themselves this year - this is the way the school has recruited their LSA staff for the last 4 years and the vast majority of those appointed in this way do get contracts

About the Role

  • Special Needs Teaching Assistant
  • North West London
  • Assisting ASD students in a number of classes from Early Years up to KS2
  • 6-8 pupils in a class with 3 x Teaching Assistants, 1x HLTA
  • Immediate start, full time position for the academic year
  • Weekly CPD courses available
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and development
  • Daily rate up to £80

About the School

  • Newly refurbished Complex Needs School in North West London
  • Caters for children aged 4-19 years old
  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted
  • In partnership with local schools that regularly use the training facilities available
  • Outstanding leadership team who encourage in-house career progression
  • On site swimming pool and fully equipped gym
  • On site therapists, physical therapists and specialist trained support workers
  • Café and lounge area on site
  • Roof terrace and expansive grounds for play and environmental learning
  • Excellent transport links that are easily accessible on foot and school car park on-site

In order to be considered for this role, the Teaching Assistant will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Have experience working with ASD (essential)
  • Have experience working with SEN (essential)
  • Hold either a minimum Level 2 or Level 3 qualification in either education or childcare (desirable)
  • Have proven experience working within nurseries or schools in a UK-based classroom
  • NQT, experienced UK and/or OS-trained teachers welcome to apply
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks
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