ASD/SEN Teaching Assistant & Teacher

Nurture Education Ltd
24 Jul 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ASD/SEN Teaching Assistant & Teacher roles - Wandsworth

Location: Wandsworth

Start: Trials from 2nd - 6th of September followed by an immediate start for the successful candidates

Daily Rate, Teaching Assistant: £60 - £80 (depending on experience and expertise)

Are you passionate about learning, development and special needs education?

Nurture Education is assisting a Special Educational Needs School in Wandsworth, South West London, who are looking to appoint quality ASD/SEN teachers and learning support/teaching assistants.

The school are looking for a range of staff that have a diverse range of skills to assist their students within the classroom and/or in residential care;

Do you fit one of these categories;
  • Trained nurse looking to work as a Teaching Assistant or Health Care Assistant in the school or residential care
  • Primary or secondary ASD specialist TAs with TeamTeach
  • TAs with VI/ BSL skills
  • Graduates with degrees in English / Maths and Science wanting to work as TAs
  • anyone aspiring to be a therapist eg; SLT, OT and/or Physiotherapist

There are additional Residential vacancies;
  • Can work Monday to Thursday 2-9pm
  • this is perfect for someone keen for youth work, preferably a graduate potentially already training as therapist and wanting extra hours, working in our independent flat
  • the candidate must be reliable and wanting to work for at least 6 months

Activity Leader vacancies;
  • Activity leaders can work from 5-7 pm and will be able to do drama. music, sensory play activities
  • this could be a teacher looking for extra hours or a play leader
  • the candidate could be available for one evening a week or you could do all four.

Purpose of the teaching assistant job:

• To work under the instruction/guidance of senior/teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning and teaching and to help raise standards of achievement for all pupils;

• To encourage the participation of pupils in the social and academic processes of the school, and enable pupils to become more independent learners;

• To undertake work/care/support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom.

We are looking for a ASD/SEN teaching assistant who:

• has an enthusiasm for teaching and learning
• has high expectations of children's achievement and behaviour and the ability to demonstrate the highest quality classroom practice
• is motivated and uses their initiative when necessary
• is passionate about creating a stimulating learning environment
• works very well as part of a team and is willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life
• is able to relate well to children and adults, offering personal and social support to the wellbeing of key children and their families, attending relevant meetings
• is a caring and understanding person, with a good sense of humour, who is committed to supporting high standards of behaviour and enjoyment of learning.

It is preferable that you have had previous experience working with children with ASD.

Ability to deliver support and interventions to groups or individual children, including those with SEND is essential. The need to be flexible in response to the day-to-day requirements of a busy school will be an important consideration for any applicant.

In return we are offering:

• A young vibrant staff that work and assist each other well

• A competitive daily rate based on experience and training

• A dedicated consultant

• A great opportunity and full support

APPLY NOW to find out more about this opportunity.

The post holder must promote and safeguard the welfare of the children and young people that they are responsible for, or come into contact with

Nurture Education is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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