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Support/Teaching Assistants - Uxbridge

Job description

We are looking for confident individuals with experience or interest working with children or young adults with special needs in Uxbridge, Hillingdon. We work exclusively with three schools/colleges who offer investment and support to those who are committed to the development and wellbeing of those with special needs.

Based across Uxbridge we have positions in the following areas:

  • Primary and secondary classes for children with severe learning difficulties, physical disabilities and social needs
  • Secondary classes for children with autism, severe learning difficulties, profound and complex medical needs
  • Young adults (18+) support both with outreach and in class learning and vocational studies with autism, severe learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health

You’ll be working in a small class of up to 10 pupils or within the community 1:1, 2:1 or in small groups delivering individual learning or development plans. You’ll work closely with school’s senior leadership, specialists, staff and parents to plan, deliver and assess pupil’s learning and social progress. Working with special needs is heavily based on both interaction and relationship building.

For all positions personal care (toilet support) is required, being open to this is vital. Having experience or training with moving and handling is highly beneficial but not essential.

What they are looking for?

  • Someone confident or  interested in supporting children and/or young adults with special needs
  • Previous experience working with mental health, autism, learning difficulties, medical needs, physical disabilities or speech and language is beneficial but not essential
  • Someone committed to full-time work with an interest in permanent positions within the school
  • Someone with a updated Child or Child and Adult DBS or able to apply in order to secure position
  • Someone who is open to training to support complex needs, autism, challenging behaviour and overall career development

In return they offer:

  • Competitive pay GBP60-70 per day (negotiable dependant on experience/training)
  • Full-time work Monday to Thursday or Monday to Friday during school term time – school holidays are OFF
  • Permanent contract opportunities within the school
  • Friendly and supportive staff and senior leadership teams
  • Regular in-house support and training

Confident you can fulfil one of these positions in Uxbridge? Send your updated CV today.

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

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

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