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SEN TA job in Lewisham SEN school KS2 class - Sept 2018 start

Job description

An all age special school in the London borough of Lewisham is looking to recruit an outstanding practitioner to join their large support staff team from September 2018. Graded most recently as 'good' by Ofsted, with 'outstanding behaviour and safety of pupils', you will be joining a key stage 2 class comprised of just 9 students who have complex social, communication and interaction difficulties, including autism.

This school could be the next stepping stone in your career in education. Progression to middle management and even senior management is a possibility here, dependent on your performance and ambition. You will start as a temporary member of staff through the agency, but will have the option to apply for and secure a permanent role at this school during the school year.

In order to apply for this teaching assistant role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Child DBS registered on the update service, or be willing to complete a new application asap
  • Experience of working with children who have social, communication and interaction difficulties, especially autism
  • A degree or level 3 qualification related to working with children or SEN
  • Experience of working alongside speech and language therapists, occupational therapists or educational psychologists is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of or inclination to learn how to use PECs, Makaton or BSL
  • Right to work in the UK
  • References from previous employment
  • Full time availability from September 2018
  • Live local to Lewisham and be able to travel here daily for work

Teaching Personnel is the largest recruitment agency for education staff in the UK, and with 20 years experience working in this sector we have an excellent relationship with our clients. We only hire the best staff and are proud of our workforce.

If you think you meet the criteria for this position and would like to join the team, please call or email Louise for further information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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