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SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Contact:

    Ryan Thurkettle

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 Year

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  • Startdate:

    November 2019

Full-time, Temporary to Permanent
£15,273 - £18,140 a year

Teaching Assistant - SEN and Autism

£15,273 - £18,140 (Depending on experience and working pattern)
Required: ASAP

We have a very successful provision for secondary aged students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Our students work within the purpose-built provision near the main school.

We are seeking to recruit a passionate and empathetic teaching assistant. You will need to be flexible, possess a variety of skills and be willing to undertake a variety of activities with our students.

The successful candidates will have:

  • Experience of students with special needs
  • The ability to support our students in their lessons
  • Provide in class support in the provision
  • Knowledge of Autism and communication difficulties or a commitment to training
  • ASD specialists preferred; training programme available for suitable candidate.

Purpose of the job

  • To work with and support individuals and small groups of students on activities as directed by teachers both within school or the local community.

Supporting the student

  • To actively seek to develop an understanding of the specific needs and targets of the students.
  • To establish a supportive relationship with the students.
  • To encourage acceptance of the student within the context of integration.
  • To develop methods of promoting and reinforcing student's confidence and self-esteem.
  • To promote the independent learning of students as much as possible and diminish adult reliance
  • Supervising students at break and lunch times on a rota basis.

To find out more please contact Ryan @ Remedy Education or apply ASAP for an immediate interview.