SEN Teacher Assistant

Recruiter
REESON Education
Location
Surrey
Salary
£ 65 - £ 85
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Teacher Assistant Secondary ASD TA January start 65-85 daily rate Excellent on-site facilities Croydon A 'Good' SEN school based in Croydon are looking for a Teacher Assistant to start in January. The school caters for both primary and secondary students and are looking for a teacher assistant to work within the secondary section of the school. Teacher Assistants within this school will be required to work with 1 or 2 pupils on a daily basis providing individual assistance to ensure access to learning across the curriculum. As a Teacher Assistant you will complete 1:1 support for students including assisting in personal care tasks (feeding, changing, toileting etc.). This primary ASD Teacher Assistant role would suit both experienced TAs from SEN schools or mainstream primary schools - experience supporting learners would be advantageous though not a necessity. The school has an amazing training scheme and support structure in place and as a result welcomes applications from recent graduates who have a passion for special needs or personal experience in this area and are looking for a role to kick-start their career in education. The fortunate applicant will benefit from a huge amount of coaching and training that leads to progression within the provision. We are looking for a Teacher Assistant who: Has a resilient nature and an engaging personality Has experience supporting ASD students Has the ability to work as part of a team, is keen to learn and work on own initiatives Experience using PECs and Makaton (preferable but not essential) Team Teach (A huge bonus but not essential) This school believes in a collaborative approach and all staff and therapists work together to ensure students can have the best possible experience at the school. The school currently holds the highly regarded Gold Charter Mark as an 'Investor in People' and aims to upskill all staff with relevant training for working with ASD. They boast excellent facilities on site which cater for the needs of ASD pupils including a sensory room, 2 ICT suites and a school allotment with animals. If this sounds like the ideal role for you then send through your CV to be considered!