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Teaching Assistant/Youth Worker - Walthamstow

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Job description

Are you looking for a rewarding position supporting students with special educational needs?

Do you have experience working as youth worker/support worker/behaviour mentor?

If so, this role is for you!

An 'Outstanding' academy supporting students with special educational needs in Walthamstow are currently seeking to recruit a teaching assistant with experience supporting students with Autism and Challenging behaviour. The school are looking for individuals who are proactive, engaging and are able to support students using their own initiative.

Your role:

  • Supporting Autistic pupils and challenging behaviour pupils on a 1:1 basis
  • Assist classroom teachers in group activities
  • Manage behaviour disruptions in the classroom
  • Report to the class Teacher/SENCO with any safeguarding issues

About the school:

The school is a few minutes walk from Walthamstow Central tube station and is easily accessible by local bus routes. They offer a range of training for career progression such as Autism Awareness, Team Teach training and Safeguarding Level 2. Working in the academy, you will have the opportunity to utilise a range of specialist equipment such as a state of the art sensory room.

Benefits to this position:

Supporting students with special educational needs is a very rewarding position as you have the opportunity to provide positive enforcement on students learning. As a teaching assistant you will be building rapport with students with autism and help them manage their behaviour effectively.

Some benefits include:

  • weekly pay
  • access to specialist equipment
  • opportunity to become a member of a leading academy in London supporting students with special educational needs
  • Flexible working hours
  • Gain experience supporting students with challenging behaviour to develop a career as a Youth Worker/psychologist
  • Pension and National Insurance Contribution
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