SEN Teaching Assistant, London, Brent

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Smart TeachersLondon, Brent

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Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £70 - £90(per day)
Contract term: Temporary

Smart Teachers is recruiting for enthusiastic and motivated SEN Teaching Assistant / Special Needs TA to work with primary students at a small special needs school in Brent. This is an ‘Outstanding’ school run by a passionate and supportive senior leadership team. The school invest fully in their support staff and offer training and continued professional development courses. The SEN Teaching Assistant / Special Needs TA will be supporting students with a range of needs including ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties), and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The successful SEN Teaching Assistant / Special Needs TA will need to show initiative and willingness to be involved with the students and supporting the class teacher. The role will commence at the end of January or beginning of February, with the possibility of a long-term role for the right candidate.

About the Role

• SEN Teaching Assistant / Special Needs TA 

• Supporting primary aged students with a range of additional needs including ASD and speech, language, and communication difficulties 

• Assisting the class teacher in duties such as preparing resources and managing pupil behaviour

• Providing feedback on pupil progress 

• Role to start at the end of January or beginning of February, with the opportunity for a long-term role for the right candidate

• Daily rate from £70 depending on experience (PAYE)

About the School

• Small SEN school in Brent

• Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’

• Caters for children with a range of needs including ASD, SpLD, and ADHD 

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

• Students are aged 4-7 years old

• Supportive and passionate senior leadership team 

• Multiple therapists to work with the children  

• CPD and training offered by the school 

• Close to a number of transport links (Jubilee Line, Thameslink, Overground)

In order to be considered for this role, the SEN Teaching Assistant / 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 (SEMH, ASD, MLD, SLD, PMLD, complex needs) (desirable, but not essential)

• Have strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills

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

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

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 NVC170585ASDTA

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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