Special Needs Support Assistant, Wandsworth

Closing date:New this week

Smart TeachersWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Daily rate between £70 and £75 per day
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Smart Teachers is recruiting for a Special Needs Support Assistant / SEN Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work within a special needs environment in South West London. The school is located in the London Borough of Wandsworth, and it is split over two sites. This special needs school caters for children between the ages of 3 and 19 years, who have autism and moderate and/or severe learning difficulties. The Special Needs Support Assistant / SEN Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistant for this role will need to be comfortable working within a special needs environment, and working with children across primary and secondary. 

About the Role

· Special Needs Support Assistant / SEN Assistant / SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistant 

· To work with students with autism and moderate and/or severe learning difficulties aged between 3 and 19 years

· To support the class teacher within a special needs environment

· Assisting with changing and feeding the children 

· Working with the class teacher and up to three other support staff within the classroom

· Assisting and supporting the children with classroom work, as well as off site trips to the adventure playground and the local farm

· Daily rate between £70 and £75 per day 

· Part time and full time options available 

· Temporary contracts available from December 2018 

About the School

· Maximum of nine children per class 

· There are 11 classes across primary, and eight classes across secondary 

· Split over two sites in the London Borough of Wandsworth 

· Set in residential areas that are easily accessible via public transport 

· Special needs school for children with autism and learning difficulties 

· Well structured days with small group work including cooking, outside play, dance and music sessions 

· Large outside space with a wide variety of sensory toys

· Climbing frames, bicycles and lots of other playground equipment is available for all of the children  

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

· Previous experience working within Education 

· Previous experience working with a special needs environment is desired but not essential 

· 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 resourcing@smartteachers.co.uk quoting job reference number LXD14129.

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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