Special Needs Teaching Assistants

Castles Education
London (Greater)
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Castles Education are working with a big client school in Lewisham, where they have a need for multiple teaching assistants to join their team for an immediate start. These roles are full time and can lead to permanent contracts for the right candidates. Pay rate is dependent on experience and qualifications but ranges from £60 per day to £80 per day while on supply. The school is a set across several sites in Lewisham and caters for students who are primary and secondary aged. The needs of the students is predominately ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) but some will have secondary needs including MLD, PMLD, challenging behaviours and some students are nonverbal. No two days are the same in this school which makes it an exciting school to be supporting students in. To be considered for these positions you will need the following: • At least one years’ experience of supporting students who are on the Autistic Spectrum whether that is in a school setting, residential setting, outreach or maybe a more personal experience. • Ideally be a level 2 qualified Teaching Assistant or above, although not essential depending on experience. • Any training in PECS, Makaton, and Team Teach would be desirable. • Have an enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to carry out a new DBS. • Be able to start immediately and travel to Lewisham. • A desire to support students with special needs to enhance their independent life skills and learning. • Have a calm manor with a good sense of humour. You will also need to attend a face to face registration with one of our candidate consultants prior to interview or trail day at the school. These take place weekly in Lewisham Library. Apply today as we anticipate a high number of applicants for these roles