Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant – Lewisham

London (Greater)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Experienced SEN Teaching Assistant – Lewisham

“Everyone has strengths. For some it may take more effort to find them, but everyone deserves a chance to shine”

Do you have experience supporting children with special education needs and are looking to embark on a new, rewarding role?

Join this amazing SEN division in a Lewisham school to help pupils to academic and personal development!

***SEN Teaching Assistant for Lewisham, South East London
***Experience essential!
***Full-time, long-term role available ASAP
***£65-£70 a day
***2:2 degree classification essential

The main responsibility of the SEN Teaching Assistant is to always sustain and create a safe, positive learning environment for the pupils. You will be expected to prepare learning materials when needed and assist the class lead in creating a stimulating classroom. More specifically, the SEN Teaching Assistant will work with key pupils who differ in their need severity. You will be expected to take children out for 1:1 or small group sessions to teach them in a focused environment. It is important in this role that the SEN Teaching Assistant takes care of the physical and emotional well-being of the child.

For this role, you must be an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant who has a track record of implementing successful behavioural and learning strategies. At the heart of the position, you must possess a passion for helping vulnerable individuals achieve their academic potential. The SEN Teaching Assistant will have excellent communication skills and any form of non-verbal communication such as Makaton will be highly advantageous. You will be experienced and able to handle challenging behaviour, whilst always maintaining a positive attitude in the classroom.

The school are a creative 2-form entry in Lewisham. They are locally known for their positive impact on all its students, regardless of their needs, and the Headteacher always ensures that an inclusive environment is preserved. They are heavily invested in their support staff and are keen to meet someone who is looking to pursue a career in supporting SEN.

If this is a role that you can flourish as an SEN Teaching Assistant apply now

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