Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant, London, Brent

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Smart TeachersLondon, Brent

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £70 - £80per day
Contract term: Temporary

Smart Teachers is recruiting for a Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant / TA / LSA for an ‘Outstanding’ all-through SEN school based in Brent. The school caters for students with a range of needs including severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant / TA / LSA will be working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil in Key Stage 1 (KS1) with ASD in their primary provision. The successful Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant / TA / LSA will need to show initiative and willingness to be involved with the students and supporting the class teacher. The role is to commence in ASAP, with the possibility of a long-term role for the right candidate.

About the Role

• Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant / TA / LSA 

• Will be supporting a student with ASD in KS1  

• Must be comfortable with personal care 

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

• Providing feedback on pupil progress 

• Role is to commence ASAP with a long-term position for the right candidate

• Daily rate starting from £70 depending on experience 

About the School

• All-through SEN school based in Brent

• Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ 

• Beautiful school with modern facilities

• Hydrotherapy pool on site

• Outdoor access in each classroom

• 270 pupils aged 3 to 19 

• Small class sizes (~8 pupils) with 2-3 support staff in each class 

• All students have a statement of Special Educational Needs

• Caters for children with moderate learning difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH)

• Parking available and close to public transport links 

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

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

• Previous experience working with students with SEN, ASD, MLD, SLD or PMLD 

• Must be comfortable with personal care

• Have excellent communication skills as well as strong literacy and numeracy skills

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

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

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 NVC27284TA

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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