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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Autism support teaching assistant

Location: Westminster

Pay: GBP65

Teaching Personnel is excited to present a new opportunity with one of our partner Primary Schools in Westminster for a Teaching Assistant with SEN experience. The role will involve the support of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. As the needs of the child develop, the school are looking to split the support between two people so that the child has the 1:1 support they need at all times. The successful candidate will split their time between providing this support in the morning and general support to the Reception class in the afternoons.

This two-form entry Primary School is located a short walk from Regent’s Park. They have a strong emphasis on creating an inclusive and welcoming environment with a commitment to providing a high quality education for all students. At its last Ofsted inspection it was graded ‘Outstanding’ and is currently awaiting the results of its more recent inspection just last week.

The school has an innovative curriculum and pupils find the lessons fun and interesting and as such have very positive attitudes to learning. You will be joining a great team that are able to generate really high levels of enthusiasm from the pupils while maintaining excellent behaviour.  The school’s leaders are passionate about the school and all the staff share high aspirations.

There is a good focus on professional development with staff well informed of current innovations in education. The school is well resourced, and the facilities are state of the art. If this school sounds like the right environment for you, the school are looking to interview as soon as possible. Criteria for shortlisting include:

  • A solid knowledge of SEN
  • Understanding of non-verbal communication techniques (e.g. PECS, Makaton)
  • A friendly personality

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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