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SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Greenwich, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £70 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

  • Contact email:

    carly@Remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    85

  • Salary low:

    70

  • Job ref:

    SENTeachingAssistant_1590137667

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-21

  • Startdate:

    September 2020

SEN Teacher Assistant

  • LSA/SEN TA vacancies
  • Assisting SLD/ASD students in a number of classes from KS3 up to KS5
  • 6-8 pupils in a class with 6 x Teaching Assistants
  • Greenwich SEN School
  • September start
  • Full time position for the academic year
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and development
  • Daily rate up to £85 per day

A unique Special Needs school with a community feel, in the borough of , Greenwich London is recruiting a number of new LSAs/ SEN TAs. The successful applicants will join a highly respected and effective team and start as soon as possible.

You will be responsible for working as part of the support team in class under the direction of the class teacher assisting small SLD/ASD classes of 6-8 students from KS3 up to KS5. The school itself is very modern having been purpose built a few years ago, making it an amazingly practical facility as well as being aesthetically pleasing.

The school is filled with the best available resources to support creative multi-sensory teaching and learning. The Headteacher and SLT have worked tirelessly with the teaching and support staff to create an ethos which put simply is to develop within a state of the art building, an innovative and visionary inclusive approach working with a huge continuum of need, pupils live together in an inspirational learning environment, where every one of those needs is met.

Starting in September, the successful LSAs/ SEN TA applicants will be offered a long term full time roles until the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

The school will invest heavily in your development and encourages career progression and professional development through regular CPD training. Permanent contracts will be offered to those who distinguish themselves this year - this is the way the school has recruited their TA staff for the last 4 years and the vast majority of those appointed in this way do get contracts

About the Role

  • LSA/SEN TA vacancies
  • Assisting SLD/ASD students in a number of classes from KS3 up to KS5
  • 6-8 pupils in a class with 6 x Teaching Assistants
  • September start
  • Weekly CPD courses available
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression and development
  • Daily rate up to £85 per day
  • Caters for children aged 11-19 years old
  • Rated "Outstanding" by Ofsted
  • In partnership with local schools that regularly use the training facilities available
  • Outstanding leadership team who encourage in-house career progression
  • Multisensory soft play room
  • Specialist dark room for visual stimulation
  • HE and Art, Design & Technology bases
  • Dance and Music studios
  • Library and IT suite
  • Augmentative communication via technology so that each student has complete access to the whole curriculum via switches or other aids.
  • Play therapy room
  • Sensory and sound gardens
  • Market garden
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • Assembly/sports/dining hall with specialist light and sound facilities
  • Trampoline for rebound therapy
  • Adapted minibuses
  • Accessible/adapted toilet/changing areas with plinths and hoists
  • Specialist individual equipment for pupils ordered by physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational and Dietary Therapists
  • All classrooms have computers/interactive whiteboards with appropriate switches, software and internet access

In order to be considered for this role, the LSA / SEN TA will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Have experience working with SLD/ASD (essential)
  • Have experience working with SEN (essential)
  • Willingness to undertake personal care tasks (feeding, changing, toileting etc.)
  • NQT, experienced UK and/or OS-trained teachers welcome to apply
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

Please contact Carly at Remedy Education if you would like to apply.