Higher Level Teaching Assistant

TeacherActive London
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Post: Learning Support Assistant/HLTA

Location: Ilford

Level: Experienced

Start: Immediate

TeacherActive are seeking to recruit an experienced, proactive and positive SEND Teaching Assistant to join a coeducational, mainstream Secondary school based in Ilford. The school has a dedicated department for SEND students with profound and severe learning difficulties. The school have a specialist team of support and PMLD staff and provides a differentiated curriculum for those operating below the National Curriculum level.

Do you have experience with working one to one with young adults who have physical or learning disabilities? The school are seeking to appoint a SEND Teaching Assistant to support students with a range of needs such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Dyspraxia and Asperger Syndrome. You will be working alongside the teachers, parents and carers to ensure a suitably differentiated curriculum is provided to students. The successful candidate will have personal care experience including feeding, toileting and changing.

The successful SEND LSA will need to have the following:

Previous experience within a SEND school or mainstream school working alongside students who additional needs
The ability to develop speech and language skills
A patient, caring and empathetic approach always
Be comfortable with providing personal care to young adults, including washing, dressing, toileting and feeding
In addition to a brilliant working environment, we can offer you:

Highly supportive consultants who work hard to guide you through the interview process
Education specialists with an unrivalled reputation who can offer you personalised career advice
Helpful and friendly consultants who strive to maintain high levels of services to both candidates and schools
Marketing leading rates of pay and hassle-free registration
Refer a friend scheme**
For more information please call Nola on (phone number removed)
or please send your CV to

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
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