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Job description

LSAs & Teaching Assistants required to work with challenging behaviour for Academy in Tooting

  • Close Transport Links (Northern line)
  • Welcoming & Supportive Staff
  • Training provided to support in the role

A Community Academy in Tooting, South West London (close to Northern line) are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants (LSA's) and Teaching Assistants (TA's) to work with pupils with challenging behaviour and Emotional Behavioural Difficulties. This great school are seeking passionate individuals with experience working with young people in or out of a formal school setting.

Learning Support Assistants (LSA's) and Teaching Assistants (TA's) who are considered for these roles will have desired backgrounds in Sports (coaching), Psychology, Youth Work, Art and Design and Music and training such as Team-teach Positive Intervention is ideal but can also be offered through our agency.

About the school

This school provides education for boys from the age of 5 to 18 who have Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties as outlined in their statement of SEN, or Education, Health and Care Plan.

The school evaluates its effectiveness in accordance with its Assessment for Learning and SEN Policies, benchmarking itself against Ofsted Criteria with regards to Pupil Progress, Teaching and Learning, Behaviour and Safety and Leadership and Management.

The school uses the Nurture Approach to organise learning and support pupils to overcome their barriers to learning. Additional support for pupils with additional learning needs is provided by Teaching Assistants and programmes of intervention, such as Read, Write Inc.

If you have any of the following qualities/skills then please send your CV to

• EBD/SEN experience

• Team Teach

• Engaging personality

• The ability to build strong relationships

• Sports background

• Teaching assistant/support work

• Youth work

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form.
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