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Special Needs Teaching Assistant job in Uxbridge

Job description

Are you experienced working with children and young people with special needs or mental health difficulties?

Are you looking solely for Special Needs jobs in West London?

Do you live in Uxbridge or surrounding areas?

Located just 15 mins from Uxbridge station, an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' primary and secondary school supporting pupils with autism and challenging behaviour are looking for a special needs teaching assistant to start full-time after the Easter holidays.

The role involves supporting a primary class of pupils with autism, learning difficulties and complex behavioural needs in class and across the school 1:1, 2:1 and in small groups. This additionally will include adapting lessons, creating innovative resources, report taking, liaising with therapists and overall support of pupils in your care.

You will ideally need:

  • Live in Hayes or surrounding areas
  • Be able to work full-time during school term time times
  • Previous experience working as a special needs teaching assistant or with children/young people with special needs
  • Confidence in behaviour management
  • Confidence in dealing with pupils with a variety of needs
  • Confidence supporting in Maths, English and humanities

Additional experience/training preferred for this role:

  • Trained in autism specialist support (PECS, Makaton, Attention Autism, Elklan and TEACCH)
  • Team Teach, Physical Intervention, NAPPI, MAPA de-escalation training
  • Qualified in GCSE grades A* - C or equivalent and/or higher

Successful applicants will need to provide references and hold an up to date child only DBS registered onto the £13 update service.

Teaching Personnel offers all staff:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • A dedicated specialist consultant to support through registration and placement
  • CPD Courses (Safeguarding, Team Teach, NASEN and Ruth Muskin)
  • Wide range of positions: 1:1, 2:1, day to day, long term and temporary to permanent

To apply for this job, please email your updated CV and a short cover letter based on this position to the email address provided.

Due to high volume of applications only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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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