SEN Teaching Assistant

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Post 16 Provision
  • Start Date: 29th October 2018
  • Full Time – 8:30 to 4pm
  • Long Term

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity?

Are you passionate about working with Special Educational Needs?

The School

This amazing and energetic Special Needs School based in South West London is for students aged 11-19, the school meets the needs of young people with a range of Learning and Additional Needs. The school has a long and successful history of meeting the needs of a wide range of pupils’ special needs including having a Deaf Pupil Provision and Post 16 Provision. The school are rated “good” however are rapidly moving towards being outstanding!

The specialist school strive to give all pupils access to the most up to date, comfortable and safe learning environment. Staff, students and the community take pride in the school and what they have to offer the students, they aim to provide skills, values and teachings that will last a lifetime! It is important to the school to have someone who can abide, believe and relate to the visions and values that they have, to empower young people to become responsible adults, to respect themselves and others. Also to provide a trusting and respectful learning environment, the school need someone who can work well as part of team, the current staff are caring and passionate therefore they want someone who has these attributes.

The Role

The role is full time and starting after the October half term, the core hours will be from 8:30am to 4pm in term time. The role is primarily in the school site, based in Wimbledon area however there is a lot of ‘out of the classroom’ learning such as food shopping, cooking classes and gardening.

The position will be working in the schools Post 16 Provision, the students will be between the ages of 16 and 19 and will have a range of learning difficulties. This Teaching Assistant role will be working throughout the provision and will concentrate on general support for the 27 students who currently attend. The needs present in the provision are ASD, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and students who have Speech and Language difficulties, you will need to be comfortable supporting all of these needs. The students have a range of levels, the more capable are working towards foundation GCSE level in core subjects however the role can be very varied as there is a big focus on independent living and life skills, it is important that you are enthusiastic and get involved in all aspects of the learning.

Why Choose Horizon?

At Horizon Teachers, we have been building strong relationships with Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools across London and the South East since 2008. As well as having a competitive pay rate we are also passionate about enhancing children’s education. Many of us are former teachers with experience in Primary, Secondary and SEN education, so we feel we have a great understanding and can guide you through the process in finding your perfect role.

 

Does this sound like a Teaching Assistant opportunity you could be interested in?

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Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.

Horizon Teachers. Our Integrity, your Horizon.

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