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Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are currently recruiting for an incredible special education focused school based in Islington which is part of the Autism Education Trust. On their primary site they work with children from 2-11years old with severe learning difficulties and/or autism. Children at the school have difficulties with communication and sensory processing and therefore we work closely with speech and language therapists and occupational therapists to both minimise barriers to learning and extend their skills.

This school is incredibly family oriented with goals of creating a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all their pupils in order to maximise their learning and social and emotional growth potential. Be a part of this environment; help to contribute to the development of a child with special needs.

The role:

-You will be working with children with complex needs who may require personal care at times so willingness to do this is necessary.

-Working with children with speech and language difficulties, candidates with experience with PECS/Makaton are highly desirable for this role but this is not a necessity.

-Working as a teaching assistant alongside a teacher and support staff to provide care to children with special education needs.

The candidate:

-Must have right to work in the UK

-All candidates must have a current child only DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one.

-Must have experience working with individuals with special education needs. Personal experience/non- school based experience will be considered.

Day rates- GBP60-75

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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.

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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