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    Long-Term Contracts

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    £70 - £80 per day + CPD training & progression

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    Kiesha Lynch

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    1 YEAR

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Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

  • Full time contract starting ASAP
  • Supporting Key Stages 1 and 2
  • Autism, Severe Learning Needs and Profound Learning Difficulties
  • Newham - East Ham
  • Fantastic School and team!

Do you have experience providing support to children or adults with special needs?

Perhaps you have worked in a School, after school club, respite or Health Care background?

Are you seeking to work in a supportive school team with excellent resources and a positive ethos?

If you answered yes to the above then this position is for you!

Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

SEN School:

Based in Newham, this Primary SEN School provides individualised learning plans for students with ASD, SLD and PMLD. These include students diagnosed with Down Syndrome, ADHD, Global Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy, Chromozone disorders, emotional and behaviours needs and medical needs such as Epilepsy, brain injury.

The Head Teacher places high importance on each child getting the best care and education through individualised taregts and learning. Teaching Assistants often provide 1-1 support, delivering activities and engaging students in learning which will help them progress. The Teaching Assistants would also be responsible for behaviour intervention and pastoral/emotional support and sometimes personal care such as feeding and changing. The chosen TA will need to be a strong personality and confident working with pupils with complex 444needs.

Students range from 4 - 11 years of age.

Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

Responsibilities of role :

  • Supporting key pupils on a 1:1 basis
  • Engaging pupils in sensory learning activities
  • Managing behaviour
  • Liaise with the Teacher to implement strategies in the child's EHC Plans
  • Feeding back to Teacher on child's progress
  • Positive and enthusiastic presence in the classroom

The School are looking for:

  • Experienced working with children with special needs
  • Understanding of Autism and communicatio needs - ideally experience with PECS and/or Makaton

If you are interested in this rewarding role in East Ham, Newham and yuo can commit to full-time, then please forward your updated CV today!

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%