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Teaching Assistant special needs school Swanley, Bromley

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Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistant, Swanley, Kent

A unique opportunity has come up at a well established special needs Academy in Swanley. This school provides education for children aged 7 - 19 with a wide range of needs spanning moderate learning difficulties, severe autism, speech and language and behavioural difficulties.

This is a full time, long term position starting after the February half term, which could become a permanent role for the right person.

The benefits of working at this school:

  • £60-£80 per day, dependent on experience
  • The school is located in large, beautiful grounds
  • The school building itself is a wonderful Victorian building with plenty of character
  • Large spacious classrooms and facilities including a sensory hall
  • Horse riding and trampolining is available for the students
  • Outdoor learning opportunities including a forest school
  • Plenty of free parking available and the school is 5 minutes walk from the local bus route

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working in SEN, either within a mainstream school or SEN school
  • Understanding of autism and how to work with children with autism
  • Previous experience of using either PECS or Makaton is desirable
  • Recent safeguarding, child protection or Team Teach training is also desirable
  • DBS registered on the Update Service or be willing to complete a new one asap
  • Full time availability from Monday 25th February 2019

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to this post must either have a DBS registered to the update service, or be willing to complete a new application as soon as possible.

Send your CV to Louise today to be considered for this position.

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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