£70 - £90 per day
Temporary | Part Time
An outstanding SEN School in the borough of Wandsworth (South West London) is looking for a numbers of experienced and approachable SEN TA/Teaching Assistant staff for a position starting immediately.
Teaching Assistant Role Information
A unique special needs school in the borough of Wandsworth, South West London on the Zone 2 border. They are looking for several Teaching Assistant staff to work with pupils with severe learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. You will be working in a small class as part of a closely knit team of 3 teaching assistants led by an inspiring, creative, positive, and highly supportive experienced SEN teacher.
You will be working with students (4-16 years old), who all have a diagnosis of autism and related severe learning difficulties. Many of these students have difficulties in communicating and relating to people. The students will be working at low levels using a creative and multi-sensory curriculum designed to build up their social communication skills. Some children have difficulties with fine motor skills and may need help with everyday tasks, such as getting changed, cutting up food/feeding, mobility and personal hygiene including washing or using the toilet.
The school is a community special school, it also has excellent transport links with 4 overground, 3 rail and 2 underground lines servicing in its local area, the area also benefits from a fantastic bus services linking it easily to all of zone 1, 2 and the vast majority of North West, East, North & West London. This amazing school has been nominated Ofsted 'good'. It is a beautiful purpose built, bright, well-resourced, and uplifting working environment providing only the best for pupils and staff alike.
The Ideal Teaching Assistant
The ideal candidate will have good SLD/ASD knowledge and some experience of PECS and Makaton but the key to the job is attitude and the school are very willing to train someone who shows passion and a willingness to get stuck in.
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