SEN Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
Closing date
14 Jul 2022
SEN Teaching Assistant

Are you a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in the London borough of Brent, North-West London?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to join this Special Needs School in Brent, North-West London, on a full time basis. This is a long-term role starting in June 2022 until July 2023 at least, paying between £80.00 and £95.00 per day on PAYE.

This independent Special Needs Secondary School provides for young people between ages 11 - 19 years old with Autism and complex needs. This is a new school which has opened in 2022 and they are developing a creative and personalised curriculum for each student to assist with their individual learning journeys. Their foundation in ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) and Positive Behaviour Support ensures that they know their learners incredibly well and helps to provide the best support towards their transition to adult life. Their teaching approach includes a blend of therapy, therapeutic support and the latest ideas of autism and SEND education.

As a SEN Teaching Assistant will be working in a small classroom of no more than 5 pupils and it is likely you will spend majority of your time working 1:1 with individual students. Following the methods of ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) therapy, you will be working towards increasing language and communication skills, improving attention, focus, social skills, memory, academics and aiming to decrease problem behaviours. Each pupil has a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their individual needs so your work will align closely to this.

The curriculum includes all essential subjects including Literacy, Maths, Science, Arts, Technology, Humanities, PSHE and has a large focus on Physical Education with five sessions in a week. There is also an emphasis on functional communication, independent living skills and community skills to assist their learners to transition into adulthood. Pupils also work towards ASDAN and AQA Award Unit Certificates.

Located in Brent, in between Kingsbury and Kenton, the school is easily accessible via the Overground, the Jubilee, Bakerloo and Metropolitan lines and several popular bus routes. There is also on-site parking for those who drive.

Tradewind are renowned for offering top rates of pay, more CPD than any other agency, great referral bonus and termly networking & social events.

Essential Requirements:

Experience supporting young people with autism and other special educational needs (desirable)
Previous support work, TA or LSA work within a Secondary School or other related experience.
A passion for supporting young people with special educational needs
A caring and professional manner, committed to the safeguarding of children.
Must have legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teaching Assistant in Brent, North-West London. Or for more information about the role, contact Alisha Sparks on (phone number removed) option 3 or

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