Teaching Assistant - Graduate Programme - Bexley

Empowering Learning
London (Greater)
01 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistant - Graduate Programme

* Primary & Secondary SEND Schools

* Based in Bexley

* Full-time or Part-Time

* Daily pay £65 - £78 depending on experience

Empowering learning are recruiting Graduates for our highly regarded Exploring SEND workshop on Wednesday 24th January. If you are a graduate considering a future in teaching but unsure of what type of setting you wish to work in, then our Workshop will give you an insight in to working within an SEND setting.

Our SEND specialist will deliver an Introduction to working with children and young adults with special needs. If our exploring SEND workshop interests you, then you will be required to attend a 1-day workshop, the session will last up to 4-hours and will cover different areas of SEND such as working with pupils with PMLD, Autism and Down Syndrome. This workshop will also look in to dealing with Challenging Behaviour and will help you better understand how to deal with this. Once the 1-day workshop is completed, we will then help you find a voluntary position for 3-5 days within one of our partnered SEND schools based in the London area. The 1-day Exploring SEND workshop will be FREE of charge and your voluntary placement is unpaid.

Once you have completed the SEND workshop and voluntary placement, we will support you in securing a paid position within a schools based in London. Throughout this process you will be supported by your own dedicated consultant, that will be focused on finding you a placement based on your skills and previous experience.If you are looking to pursue a career in Education and have a passion for supporting child or young adults with special needs, then this is a great opportunity for you to gain valuable experience and knowledge within a SEND setting. This workshop and voluntary placement will give you the necessary knowledge and platform to build a career working in SEND education.

Job Responsibilities

* Comfortable supporting pupils with various Learning Difficulties

* Ability to engage and support pupils

* Assist with personal care

* Supervising children's behaviour

Benefits to you

* Free SEND workshop

* Valuable classroom based experience

* Excellent rates of pay £65-£78 a day

* Option of working Full-Time or Part-Time

* Based in Bexley

Job Requirements

* Experience of supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties or disabilities desirable

* Able to stay calm and de-escalate challenging Behaviour

* Valid DBS registered with the online update service or be willing to apply for a new one

* Available 2-5 days a week and able to commit to at least 1-6 months

Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are committed to supporting children or young adults, we want to hear from you. Please submit your CV today or contact Christopher Smith on (Apply online only) or via email (url removed)

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