SEN Teaching Assistant, Brent

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Smart TeachersBrent

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Daily rate starting from £70
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Smart Teachers is recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs TA to work at a newly opened Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) for primary students in Brent. The successful SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs TA will be working with pupils with SEMH (social, emotional, and mental health) difficulties. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with students with special needs and will have strong behaviour management skills. This role is to start in January 2019 on a temporary basis, with the potential of a permanent contract for the right candidate.  

About the Role

• SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs TA 

• Will be supporting primary students with SEMH (social, emotional, and mental health) difficulties 

• Role to begin January 2019 

• Daily rate starting from £70 

About the School

• Newly opened Primary Pupil Referral Unit in Brent

• Small class sizes with 2-3 support staff in each class 

• All students have a statement of Special Educational Needs

• Caters for children with SEMH (social, emotional, and mental health difficulties) 

• Soft-play room and a therapy room on site

• Multiple therapists to work with the children and their families 

• Specialised music room 

• Breakfasts and lunch provided by a chef onsite each day 

• School provides CPD training for staff 

• Close to transport links 

In order to be considered for this role, the SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs TA will need to meet the following criteria:

• Have recent classroom experience in the UK (minimum 6 weeks essential)

• Previous experience with SEN or SEMH difficulties  

• Have strong behaviour management skills

• Have excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills

• Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)

• Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

As well as being part of this school's community, working with Smart Teachers also gives you access to: 

• Free CPD workshops

• Regular social events

• Consultant exclusivity

Interested in Applying?

To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria. Please email your CV to quoting job reference number NVC179533.

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.  

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with Smart Teachers will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate. Smart Teachers is an equal opportunities employer.

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