An outstanding SEN School in West London, Westminster Zone 1/2 is looking for a numbers of experienced and approachable SEN TA/Teaching Assistant staff for a position starting immediately.
- SLD Teaching Assistant Vacancies
- Immediate Start
- West London Westminster Zone 1/2
- Assisting SLD Students
- Long Term Role/Full Time
- Children aged 4 - 19 years old
- Classes up to 7 kids, 3 TA's and a class teacher
- Daily Rate £75-£90
Teaching Assistant Role Information
A unique special needs school in the borough of Westminster, West London on the Zone1/2 border. They are looking for several Teaching Assistant staff to work with pupils with severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. You will be working in a small class as part of a closely knit team of 3 teaching assistants led by an inspiring, creative, positive, and highly supportive experienced SEN teacher.
You will be working with students (4-19-year-old), who all have a diagnosis of autism and/or server learning difficulties. As a result, many of the students will have difficulties in communicating and therefore may use methods such as PECS and Makaton. student will not be working at national curriculum level and will need additional support with at their fine motor skills and may need help with everyday tasks, such as getting changed, cutting up food/feeding, moving around the school and personal hygiene including washing or using the toilet.
The school is a community special school, it also has excellent transport links with overground, rail and 3 underground lines servicing in its local area, with quick links to Paddington, Clapham Junction,Euston Marylebone, Waterloo and Victoria stations. The area also benefits from a fantastic bus services linking it easily to all of zone 1, 2 and the vast majority of North West, East, North & West London. This amazing school has been nominated Ofsted 'good'. It is a beautiful purpose built, bright, well-resourced, and uplifting working environment providing only the best for pupils and staff alike.
This school regularly takes agency staffs over onto permanent contracts, they will invest in you and your professional development from day one. Staff gets access to the following training after completing a successful probation period:
- Picture Exchange Communication (PECS)
- Intensive Interaction
- Visual and hearing impairment
- Multi-sensory approaches to learning
- Moving and handling
- Team Teach - positive handling
The Ideal Teaching Assistant
The ideal candidate will have good SLD knowledge and some experience of PECS and Makaton but the key to the job is attitude and the school are very willing to train someone who shows passion and a willingness to get stuck in.
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