Reference Number: SENTE17354
Region: London, Kensington and Chelsea
Salary: 60 - 75 per Day
Position: Teaching Assistant
Capita Education are looking for experienced Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants that can build a strong working relationship with children with Profound Multiple Learning difficulties, Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviour. Our schools are based in the South West London area and provide excellent facilities for children with SEN.
We are seeking to appoint exceptional, highly motivated and skilful SEN Teaching Assistants with experience in working with a varied age range of students from Primary to Secondary. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant to utilise their skills and expand their development in the SEN sector. We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals who want to make a difference and have the ability to differentiate approaches and provide an inclusive learning environment for students with additional and complex needs.
We would particularly welcome applicants with the relevant skill set and experience in the following areas:
- Personal Care/Manual Handling
- A good understanding of Special Education Needs, specifically PMLD or Learning Difficulties
- P scales / P levels
- British Sign Language
- A patient attitude towards students with SEN
- Confident with challenging behaviour
- At least a year of experience working in an SEN setting or hold personal experience supporting an individual with PMLD
- Clear communication skills and ability to speak English fluently as many of the children have Speech Language Communication Needs
In return at Capita we offer:
-Competitive rates of pay
-Opportunity to further your professional development in Special Needs including Team Teach and Moving and Handling training and CPD online courses.
-A supportive mentor and senior management team
Capita Education Resourcing specialises in education recruitment and provides candidates with the opportunity to complete regular Continuous Professional Development courses, a personal and dedicated consultant and the opportunity to work abroad amongst other things. Capita Education is an employment agency and an employment business. We are an equal opportunities employer.
If you think you're the right candidate for this role we want to hear from you. Please contact Sarah on 0207 202 0024 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.