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Special Needs TA

South London, London

£60 - £95 per day


REESON Education are looking for an Special Needs TA for a secondary special needs schools based in Camberwell, south east London for September 2019. The needs of students have a wide range of learning difficulties which include, autism, SLD, PMLD, nonverbal, lower functioning autism and challenging and complex behaviour.

The job will require the Special Needs TA to work closely with one individual student with severe learning difficulties and to take responsibility for the implementation of their educational, social and behaviour plan. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to develop a deep understanding of the needs of your allocated student.

Applications are welcomed from individuals who:

Have proven experience of working directly with primary/secondary aged students or adults who receive direct payments and/or are allocated to a social worker and/or attend day services or whom may work in health services. Have some experience of working with individuals who have challenging behaviour/communication difficulties and/or disabilities Would seek to work within a team to support students with autism and highly complex needs Are willing and able to carry out manual handling tasks which could include; assistance with students personal care, auxiliary medical care and the management, under guidance, of difficult behaviours Are committed to continuous professional development Have a positive can do attitude and are very willing to learn Are willing to work flexible hours Some experience and basic skills of using ICT packages such as Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) Possess at least a minimum of NVQ Level 2 (equivalent is 4/5 GCSEs Grade A* to C) Are willing to follow assessment and recording procedures, as well as following relevant curriculum tasks

This school will be able to offer you professional development and training along with shadowing, mentoring and coaching.

Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Reeson Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Reeson Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Reeson Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients

Posted 16 days ago

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