DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE LIVES OF VULNERABLE CHILDREN?
Teaching Assistant, North West London Independent School, East Acton, London W3 (Central line)
Salary band £18,000 – 21,000 depending on experience
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work with pupils with Social, Emotional or Mental Health (SEMH) needs or Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) including Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC).
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with challenging pupils and have the ability to diffuse and deescalate their behaviour whilst pushing them to reach their potential. The role will also require successful candidates to demonstrate competent literacy and numeracy skills to facilitate pupils accessing the curriculum including GCSEs.
The main duties will be to support the pupils throughout their day and assist them with lessons as well as to help them manage their behaviour around the school. This will include small group support and 1:1 work
TCES Group is a leading and highly successful provider (within the Independent Non-Maintained Sector) of education in London and the South East for children and young people whose education is impacted by their underlying SEMH needs, or those with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). All of our schools are rated by Ofsted as at least ‘Good’ with many ‘Outstanding’ features.
We are an expanding private company, a Social Enterprise with an innovative approach to re-engaging pupils who have found themselves unable to thrive in mainstream and specialist settings. Our balanced five part curriculum is founded on a socio-educational model which has at its forefront multi-agency partnerships and personalised solutions to meet the diverse needs of our pupils.
We offer a specialist curriculum designed to meet the educational, therapeutic and emotional needs of pupils with highly complex and often co-morbid needs.
- A full CPD program including opportunities to undertake professional qualifications, and specialist training from experts in Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Therapy, Raising awareness of clinical interventions, the SEN Code of practice, Key working, the role of the tutor.
For an informal telephone discussion prior to application, or to arrange a school visit, please call the school on 020-8749-5403.
Please apply by completing the application and equal opportunities forms on our website:
Closing date for receipt of applications: 9 a.m. on Monday 26th June 2017
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Thursday 29th June 2017
The TCES Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to two satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.
The TCES Group is an equal opportunity employer