A Complex Needs School based in Waltham Forest are currently looking for experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join the team from January 2019. This is a temporary position initially until; February 15th 2019 with a potential to continue throughout the remainder of the academic year.
This is 11-19 Secondary special school for pupils with moderate, severe and profound learning difficulties based in Waltham Forest. The pupils are challenged with a curriculum that enables and actively encourages them to be intendant and it is advised that during their time in education they contribute to their school and community,
The students and young people have Statements of Special Educational Needs or the new Education Health and Care plans. The classes are mixed gender and small-scaled to allow as much focus on individual development as possible.
They specifically cater for pupils who are at the higher ability of severe learning difficulties range and the lower end of the moderate learning difficulties range. Pupils with MLD are both verbal and Non-verbal. They are a unique school whose provision, both in the classroom and through therapy, is closely matched to the needs of different types of learners. Students have the potential to enhance existing levels of attainment, social learning and language skills.
SEN Teaching Assistant responsibilities:
The Schools is seeking individuals with a desire and passion to support vulnerable children who have experience working within a Special Education Needs setting. The perfect candidate would be required to support the class teacher and an existing TA with an emphasis on retaining students focus, development and achievement. You would be required to support the class during their swimming lessons once a week, this is an important requirement so please do consider this aspect before applying for this role. Above all, you must be approachable, enthusiastic and promote positive behaviour management and guidance to aid progression and personal development. This is a wonderful class of students who need consistency and a regular friendly face.
For more information please do not hesitate to call Tom on the SEN team.
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