SEND Teaching Assistants

Posted 16 May by Empowering Learning
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Join Our Team of Compassionate Teaching Assistants in Northwood (HA6)

Are you driven by a passion for making a profound impact on the lives of children facing unique challenges? If you are a caring and dedicated individual who believes in the transformative power of education, we invite you to become a valued member of our extraordinary team.

Located in Northwood (HA6), our client school provides a safe and nurturing environment for blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities. The pupils are at the heart of everything they do, they take immense pride in offering a haven of learning and support for children with complex needs, including vision impairment, multi-sensory impairment (deaf blindness), significant learning difficulties and disabilities, physical disabilities, communication difficulties, and additional medical and health needs.

What We Offer:

  • A close-knit and supportive community that is deeply committed to their students' well-being.
  • Collaboration among teachers, therapists, and key professionals to ensure inspiring and motivating learning experiences.
  • The opportunity to be part of a team that puts each child's personal development at the forefront of their work.
  • Small class sizes with no more than 8 children, ensuring ample support and attention. Each class benefits from a supportive ratio of at least two adults for every three children.


  • Providing personalised support to children with diverse learning needs.
  • Collaborating closely with teachers and specialists to implement tailored learning plans.
  • Creating an inclusive and nurturing classroom environment.
  • Encouraging and inspiring students to explore their fullest potential.


  • A deep commitment to supporting children with unique learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative spirit.
  • While prior experience is a plus, it is not mandatory. What matters most are qualities like empathy, patience, and a positive attitude.

Empowering Learning Ltd. are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. You will also be required to provide 2 professional references covering at least the last 2 years, and complete our online application followed by a video or face to face interview. Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation

Required skills

  • Braille
  • MLD
  • SLD
  • Special Needs
  • EBD
  • PMLD
  • ASD
  • ASC
  • autism
  • SEND
  • Team-Teach
  • VI
  • blind
  • SEMH
  • "challenging behaviour"
  • "personal care"
  • "learning difficulties"
  • "visually impaired"

Reference: 51637551

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