Special Needs Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Hillingdon, North West London

Ref: 2682Monday 29 January 2024

£400 - £500 PER WEEK PAYE

Special Needs Support Assistant

  • Special Educational Needs School - Primary and Secondary Provisions

  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

  • Hillingdon, North West London

  • ASAP start or September

  • Full-Time (term time only)

  • £400 - £500 per week - PAYE only

  • Permanent contracts offered to suitable applicants

Are you a current Teaching Assistant seeking a new and exciting position?

Have you got experience working with challenging behaviours and Autism?

Do you have a passion in working 121 with children? Building relationships with pupils and providing academic and emotional support?

If so, please read on!

We, Parker Smith Inclusion, are an ethical, people-focused SEN recruitment consultancy. We care about our job and put our people and schools, most notably our children, before profit. We have excellent working relationships with many schools and local authorities and are growing!

We are working closely with a fantastic SEND school based in Hillingdon. This role would require determination, leadership skills and a nurturing nature. The position is for a Special Needs Support Assistant to work across multiple year groups and to support a variation of needs . This position requires strong behaviour management due to the needs of the pupils so the right candidate for this role will of had experience working with challenging behaviours previously and any extra training/qualifications in this field would be fantastic.

The school is looking to appoint an energetic, patient, firm but kind Special Needs Support Assistant to be based across a mix of different year groups. The school are welcoming applications from anyone with a background in supporting children and young people with Autism and challenging behaviour, this could be in a youth work or non-education based background.

The needs of the pupils in this school vary, there are pupils who require more specialist support and there are pupils who are more independent. With the pupils who require more support, there could be an element of personal care. The children that attend this school each have Educational Health Care Plans and would benefit massively with support from confident, bubbly and personable Special Needs Support Assistants.

With their post-16 pupils there is a massive emphasis on their lifelong learning skills, and you would be required to chaperone on days out to:

  • Work experience

  • Local cafes

  • Local restaurants

  • Local parks

  • Supermarkets

Why should you join the school?

  • A supporting and encouraging team

  • Providing personalised and individualised curriculum for each pupil to ensure they are being supported to their best ability

  • Amazing days out with the pupils and life-long learning

  • A therapeutic approach to teaching with a emphasis on de-escalation

  • Build strong relationships with pupils and staff, a chance to really make a difference in a vulnerable child life and education

  • Providing a safe and healthy environment for pupils and staff members

  • Ongoing specialist training and CPD

  • Career progression is available with an excellent SLT to help support

| SEN Jobs | Autism | Challenging behaviour | ASAP Start

Interested in hearing more?

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

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