We are currently recruiting teaching assistants to work in our specialist college in Croydon to start now or at October half-term. As a teaching assistant you will be supporting students academically, developing life skills, social independence, participating in work placements and partaking in outdoor activities. Due the specialist nature of the college you will be supporting learners with a variety of needs that include; autism, severe learning disabilities and physical disabilities.The college are looking for teaching assistants who able to implement a patient, calm and engaging approach to their learners, their learning and needs, and be able to work creatively and pro-actively. If successful you will be part of a supportive team and will be trained throughout the placement.
The ideal person:
Working in a similar environment or other experience of working with special needs.
Resilience and patience, compassion and understanding.
An ability to be proactive, creative and empathetic.
To adhere to the school's policies and practices.
In return we offer
Pay through PAYE (No Umbrella Companies!)
Support throughout your placements
If you feel this role is right for you and would like to be considered then please submit your CV to (url removed).
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00