£70 - £90 per day
Temporary | Part Time
An outstanding SEN School in the borough of Hillingdon, West London Zone 1/2 is looking for a numbers of experienced and approachable SEN TA/Teaching Assistant staff for a position starting immediately.
Teaching Assistant Role Information
An amazing forest special needs school in the borough of Hillingdon, West London on the Zone 4/6 border. They are looking for several Teaching Assistant staff to work in two of their sites to support children 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 (11-19 years old), who has severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, some of whom also have an additional diagnosis of autism. 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. Some of these students can show some challenging behaviour also, but this amazing school provides supportive environment and to teach children to communicate their needs in more appropriate ways to support children who are showing challenging behaviour, so you are not alone to with this, you will also have an amazing SLT who supports you and your work.
The school is a pupil's special school, they have two main sites you can work in which are both located near each other .it also has excellent transport links with 4, 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 4 and 6. 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. They also teach several different curriculums for these children to learn from.
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.
The School Offers:
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