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Teaching Assistant

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31 Jan 2022

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SEN Teaching Assistant - North London
  • Are you a Teaching Assistant or have an interest in working with young people with special needs?
  • Are you a Psychology Graduate who wants to pursue a career in Child/Education Psychology?
  • Do you have prior experience of supporting students with Special Educational Need (SEN) requirements, physical needs, or disabilities?
  • Do you understand, value, and support safeguarding measures in schools?

An SEN primary school in Islington are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their staff with immediate effect.
The school caters for students aged 5-11 with ASD.

The ideal candidate:
  • Have experience of working with children with SEN
  • Have a current up to date DBS (preferred on the update service)
  • Have excellent verbal and written skills
  • Have a calm, patient and positive approach to your work and the ability to communicate well on all levels
  • Be confident and have a can-do attitude
  • Be committed and enthusiastic towards all areas of school life, engaging and working in partnership with staff, parents and children alike

Key Responsibilities
  • To work alongside the class teacher and other members of staff to maintain a meaningful, supporting and secure learning environment.
  • To deliver small group/1:1 interventions.
  • To aid staff in delivering educational programmes.
  • To be part of a classroom team, under the direction of the class teacher and or learning mentors.
  • To support student's learning in lessons and using creative methodologies to engage students.
  • To support pupils with their personal and behavioural development.

About Academics:

Academics are a leading national education agency that specialises in the recruitment of permanent, long term and daily supply teachers and support staff. At Academics we understand that jumping into a new work environment can be a daunting task, often tedious and requires a lot of preparation. As an Academic's SEN TA you will have a dedicated consultant who will support you with your career and who will give you access to a variety of flexible opportunities, all at great rates of pay.

Does this sound like the job for you?

If so, apply today! Please apply here or email with a copy of your most recent CV. Alternatively, call for more information.
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