SEN Teaching Assistant

Athona Ltd
Northumberland, UK
12 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Teaching Assistant

Position: SEN TA

Key stage: KS1 Location: East London

Start date: October 2019

Pay: £70 - £80 per day depending on experience

Athona Education are working with a two-form entry primary school based in Newham, East London. They are looking for a SEN teaching assistant to join them either as soon as possible or after the October half term beak. This is a long-term role that will be ongoing until the end of this academic year.

The position will be working with a SEN class split into 2 and led by the Inclusion Manager who plans activities and the TA's work closely with the Inclusion Manager to support and lead intervention with their key children. The class has a ratio of 1 teaching assistant to 3 children and the pupils are in Year 1 and 2.

They are seeking a team member who understands the early stages of curriculum access and who is able to encourage children who need additional support with functioning in school with autism. Most of the children are non-verbal, with some beginning to talk, so staff use a range of methods to help such as "Attention Autism", PECS and writing symbols.

The successful applicant is expected to:

Working with early years children with Autism
Able to help children to help access the early stages of the curriculum
EYFS and ASD experienceIf you are interested in this position or any other roles we currently have available, please do not hesitate to contact Amy on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)

Please note: In accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' all candidates must have a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure to work in a school or nursery. If a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service is not held we will require you to complete a new DBS application

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