Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant who is seeking a long term to permanent position for September 2020 working within a Special Needs School?

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities in a varied, role?

Do you have a passion or previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant) for young people with Special Needs?

JDS Recruitment are currently working with an “Outstanding School” and one of the largest providers for special needs in Europe, with an international reputation in special education expertise, curriculum and resources that is reflected in its National Teaching School status.

If you are keen to hear more about this opportunity in September 2020, please apply now!

• Teaching Assistant (SEN/Special Needs)

• SEN (Special Needs) School (Waltham Forest)

• Long Term to Permanent

• September Start

About the School

  • This SEN (special Needs) School is one of the largest providers of special education in Europe, with an international reputation for expertise, curriculum and training.

  • It is rated as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and is a National Teaching School.

  • In April 2014, the school became part of an Academy Trust.

  • There are three ‘schools’ each providing outstanding teaching and learning for a specific group of pupils.

  • The school also run an Outreach Service supports pupils with hearing impairment, autism, learning difficulties and complex needs in schools and early learning settings across the local authority.

  • The Research and Development Centre leads initial teacher training within the Teaching School Alliance, runs courses in SEN up to Masters level and leads training for SENCOs and middle leaders in special schools.

About the Role

Teaching Assistant (SEN/Special Needs)– SEN School, Walthamstow

The successful applicant must have some experience in supporting either Primary or Secondary students with SEN.

Duties will be including to support the class teacher as well as 1:1 and small group support. To be considered for this role, you will need to meet the following criteria: Proven work experience with students with special educational needs Required to work cross curricular with Primary or Secondary Students Hit the ground running and are interested to take part in any extracurricular activities. Drive, personality and passion Have strong management skills. Able to deal with challenging or disruptive behaviour A creative approach is necessary. Can use your own initiative and work as part of a team Possess the passion to support learners with Special Educational Needs

Any experience with Team-Teach or any other form of restraint training would be highly advantageous

If you would like extra information on this Teaching Assistant (SEN or Special Needs) position, then please contact Dean at JDS Recruitment as soon as possible for a confidential discussion.

Alternatively, please email your CV for an immediate call back about this and other roles.

JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

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