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Teaching Assistant, Complex Needs, Lambeth

Teaching Assistant, Complex Needs, Lambeth

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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SEN Teaching Assistant

The Client: SEN Teaching Assistant

Fantastic SEN School with pupils aged 4-19 with ASD, PMLD, SLD and other complex needs. You will be working with an experience and knowledgeable team who are dedicated in the progression of each student. The school is Ofsted rated "Outstanding" with in house training facilities.

The Role: SEN Teaching Assistant

Working closely with pupils of SEN in groups or 1:1 aged 4-19 of ASD, PMLD, SLD and other complex needs. Maintaining and improving the social, emotional, physical and learning needs for pupils. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be able to tailor their approach in regard to communication, engagement and distraction techniques to optimise learning and maximise comfort.

Main Responsibilities: SEN Teaching Assistant

- Maintaining and improving the communication, learning and behaviour of the students

- Supporting the teacher and other in preparing lesson plans and materials

- Providing emphatic support to students using positive language and rewarding system

- Motivating pupils to engage and socially integrate using communication techniques

- Providing support during lunch times and during activities

- Improving the social, emotional, physical and learning needs for pupils.

Key Skills & Experience Desired

  • DBS Certificate issued in last 12 months, ideally with the subscription of the Online Update Service
  • Classroom and behaviour management
  • Experience of working with ASD, PMLD, SLD and other complex needs is advantageous
  • Use of PECS, Makaton and Physical Restraint would be ideal
  • Dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Personable and positive nature
  • Available Immediately
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding procedures and policies

To apply for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant, please hit apply today.