SEN Teaching Assistant - Autism Specialist

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Kingston, South West London

Ref: 4017Monday 19 February 2024

£85 - £95 PAYE, Temp to Permanent

SEN Teaching Assistant - Autism Specialist

Kingston Upon Thames, South West London / Surrey

Full-Time, ASAP Start, Temp to Permanent 

£85 - £95 PAYE (PAYE - Pay As You Earn), Weekly Payment

 

Are you a SEN Teaching Assistant? Are you passionate about SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)? Do you have experience or personal interest in supporting children and young people with special needs?

Are you looking for a rewarding role to positively impact our children’s lives?

 

We are working in partnership with an ‘Outstanding’ SEN school located in Kingston Upon Thames, South West London. The school is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to join their friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only) and is to start as early as possible.

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Working Hours: 8:30am – 4pm
  • Kingston Upon Thames, South West London
  • Full-time (term-time only)
  • ASAP start
  • Supporting children and young people with Autism/ASC, complex needs, Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
  • Proactively engaging and interacting with children and young people through play-based and sensory-related activities in classroom settings
  • Providing a creative and fun learning environment
  • Making positive impacts on children and young people’s lives!

 

Ideal SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Has experience working with children and young people with special needs
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with special needs
  • A positive, proactive, and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
  • A team player and has great communication skills
  • Being able to build good working relationships with students and staff

 

SEN Teaching Assistant’s Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children with Autism/ASC, complex needs, and Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities, as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Actively involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social, and emotional well-being of the pupils
  • Actively interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities

Some of our students are non-verbal and with such a wide range of learning difficulties. Students are supported by a multidisciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. Some students may also have physical disabilities and are wheelchair users. Being able to use Makaton (sign language) or PECs is ideal. Personal Care (feeding and toileting) and hydrotherapy are required as this is a part of the job.

 

SEN Teaching Assistant | SEND Jobs | Education Jobs | Kingston Upon Thames, South West London | ASAP Start

 

Interested in hearing more?

Parker Smith Inclusion is an ethical, people-focused recruitment consultancy, completely dedicated to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by responding to this advert! If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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