SEND Teaching Assistants

Posted 16 May by Empowering Learning

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Teaching Assistants

Location: West London

Full-time - 5 days a week - Term-Time only - long term bookings

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding new opportunity in West London? We are thrilled to collaborate with a successful and friendly Special Needs Secondary school in Shepherd's Bush, renowned for its commitment to providing exceptional education for students with diverse needs.

About the School:

Our partner school caters to students with speech, language, and communication needs, as well as those facing learning and cognition difficulties. We also support students with complex needs, including social, emotional, and mental health issues.

Joining our team means becoming an integral part of an inclusive learning environment that values collaboration and innovation.

Position Overview:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in the lives of our students. We are actively seeking individuals who thrive in challenging environments and are passionate about making a positive impact on the educational journey of students with emotional behavioural difficulties and/or learning difficulties. You will be assigned to a class of up to 10 students, where your responsibilities will include behaviour support, facilitating learning, and monitoring progress.

Qualifications and Skills:

Excellent Communication: Strong communication skills, the ability to use initiative, and perform effectively under pressure.

Relevant Experience: Recent experience working with children with Emotional Behavioural Disorders (EBD), Social Emotional Mental Health difficulties (SEMH), and other challenging behaviours - even if it's not in a formal setting - life experiences are welcome

Diverse Backgrounds Welcome: Whether you come from a Psychology, Youth Work, Sports Coaching, Life Coaching, or Mentoring background, if you have the knowledge and training to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

What We Offer:

  • An exciting and challenging work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • A supportive and collaborative team dedicated to fostering a positive learning atmosphere.

Application Process:

The successful candidates will undergo an enhanced DBS check, and references will be obtained.

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

  • Psychology
  • MLD
  • SLD
  • Special Needs
  • EBD
  • PMLD
  • ASD
  • ASC
  • SEND
  • Team-Teach
  • SEMH
  • "youth worker"
  • "challenging behaviour"
  • "Teaching Assistant" or " Learning Support Assistant" or autism

Application questions

Are you available for work 5 days a week?
Can you commute to West London?

Reference: 51637812

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