Special Needs College Teaching Assistant
An Outstanding college in Southwark are currently recruiting learning support assistants/classroom support workers to work with post 16 special needs students to start in after half-term or in January 2021. As an Outstanding specialist college you will be supporting students academically, developing life skills, social independence, participating in work placements and also encouraging outdoor activities such as gardening, visiting the farm or taking learners to the local cafe. This role is demanding and challenging, but very rewarding. You will be supporting learners with Autism, physical disabilities, severe learning disabilities and varying levels of behaviour in a specialist learning environment. As a teaching assistant you will be required to use a patient, calm and engaging approach to learners, their learning and needs, and be able to work creatively and pro-actively.
The ideal person:
Working in a similar environment or other experience of working with special needs.
Resilience and patience, compassion and understanding.
An ability to be proactive, creative and empathetic.
To adhere to the school's policies and practices.
In return we offer
Competitive pay through PAYE (No Umbrella Companies!)
Support throughout your placements
Access to a dedicated SEN consultant
If you feel would be suitable for this role please send your CV ASAP to alex - -education to be considered.
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00
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