Summary - TA: Teaching Assistant - LSA: Learning Support Assistant - Primary - Secondary - SEN
Engage Education are currently working with a number of SEN and mainstream schools in the Merton area and require support staff for day-to-day and long term positions starting as soon as possible.
About the role
Engage Education is an award winning education recruitment company with many opportunities for SEN support staff to work on a day-to-day basis or for those looking for long term or permanent positions. This role will enable you to work in a variety of your local SEN and mainstream schools so you can expect short journey times and the opportunity to build rapport and strong working relationships. Engage Education are working with a cluster of SEN schools in Merton who require staff for Easter and September 2018.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children special educational needs and more specifically. We are specifically looking for support staff with a particular specialism such as ASD, Speech and Language, PMLD or EBD. Due to the nature of the students a patient, caring and compassionate approach is needed. We are looking for recent graduates who are looking to build their experience working with SEN pupils and more experienced Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants. Qualifications such as NVQ L2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent are desirable but not essential.
Recent experience and a genuine passion for working with SEN pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis is essential. All applicants will need to hold a current enhanced DBS and be fully compliant to work in the UK.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive daily rates (£65-£85 per day). A designated consultant to guide you through the entire employment process, from applying, to preparing for the interview and settling into your new role.
Engage Education pay in line with AWR, entitling you to the full benefits of a permanent employee. Being represented by Engage Education you will be assigned to one dedicated consultant, have full access to social events put on by Engage throughout the year and ongoing CPD. Engage Education have been awarded 'Recruitment Service of the Year 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016’ at the Education Investor Awards.
We are looking for staff for immediate starts but also keen to speak with candidates who are in permanent positions and able to start after the designated notice period. Due to the nature of the students a school visit is advised as an initial interview stage. Please apply via this advert or contact Ben Mason.
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