£70 - £90 per day
Temporary | Part Time
An outstanding SEN School in the borough of Hackney (North East London) is looking for several experienced and approachable SEN TA/Teaching Assistants for a position starting immediately.
Teaching Assistant Role Information
A unique special needs school in the borough of Hackney 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 3/4-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. You will also have to deal with challenging behaviour with some of these students. The students will be working at low levels using a creative and multi-sensory curriculum designed to build their social communication skills. Some children have difficulties in hearing, speaking, moving and fine motor skills. They will 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 has excellent transport links with a train station nearby it is a well-connected borough situated in zone 2. Hackney has a well interchange station services, it is served by London Underground, London Overground and National Rail main line services. This amazing school has been nominated Ofsted 'Good'. It is a modern purpose built, bright, well-resourced, and an uplifting working environment which provides only the best for pupils and staff alike.
The Ideal Teaching Assistant
The ideal candidate will have good ASD knowledge and some experience of PECS and Makaton. Skills to help challenging behaviour students. 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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