SEN Teacher Assistant

REESON Education
United Kingdom
£65 - £85 per day
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SEN Teacher Assistant

  • October half term start
  • 'Outstanding' Ofsted (2012)
  • 65-85 daily rate
  • Long term position - permanent contract offered after a probation period
  • Supportive SLT
  • Lewisham

I am currently working with an 'Outstanding' SEN school that caters for primary aged students with PMLD based in the London borough of Lewisham who are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to support children with PMLD to start at October half term on a full time basis. PMLD TAs will support children across the adapted SEN curriculum and with developing social, communication and motor skills. As a PMLD TA you will complete 1:1 support for students including assisting in personal care tasks (feeding, changing, toileting etc.). This PMLD TA role would suit someone with experience supporting SEN students either within SEN or mainstream schools or someone looking to develop new skills when it comes to supporting SEN students.

This school are looking for a SEN Teacher Assistant with the following:

  • Has had classroom based experience either in mainstream or SEN
  • Has experience supporting PMLD students
  • Comfortable with Personal Care tasks
  • Experience using PECs and Makaton (preferable but not essential)
  • Moving and Handling training (a huge bonus)

This is a large SEN school based in Lewisham and has excellent transport links as well as on-site parking for all staff. Each SEN teacher assistant receives a huge amount of training specifically for supporting children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and sever learning difficulties. Due to the nature of the children, the school uses an adapted version of the national curriculum which aims to develop student's motor skills, cognitive development and social skills alongside encouraging independence and developing academic knowledge. Each classroom is designed to suit the needs of their pupils and all PMLD classes are fitted with hoists and sensory items to enhance learning and development.

If you are interested in the position then please send through your CV to be considered for the role.

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