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SEN Teaching Assistant (Alternative Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Hackney, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 07/12/2021

**Experience with SEMH/CAMHS/ODD/ADD/ADHD/ASD/ Complex Needs and/or Behavioural children & young people?

**Experience as either an LSA/ SEN TA or Behaviour Mentor?

**Worked in either a PRU/ Alternative Provision/ Mainstream School OR Youth Centre?

** Can you easily commute to Hackney?

IF you have said YES to all the above, this could be the right role for you.

Alternative Provision located in the borough of Hackney, is recruiting an SEN Teaching Assistant (Behaviour). This role is a full time post to start now and will continue into the new year.

Children who attend this Provision have been diagnosed with SEMH and Complex Needs, with very challenging behaviour. Supportive provision with great SEN Teacher and behavioural support staff. Exciting opportunity for a empathetic, dedicated, pro-active and resilient SEN Teaching Assistant OR Learning Mentor/ Behaviour Mentor / Mentor / Learning Support Assistant OR HLTA. The new SEN TA must have great SEN experience; ie CAMHS/ SEMH/ ASD/ ADHD/ ODD/ ADD/ Behavioural Difficulties/ PDA etc. The role would be working with a child on a 1:1 basis with some small group work with other children. This role would mean building a strong rapport with the young person, patience and to ensuring you are able to also able to assist the young person with their work.

  • Must have SEN Teaching Assistant experience (minimum 6 months) OR worked as a Youth Worker / HLTA/ Learning Support Assistant/ Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor
  • Must have SEN experience with children and young people with behaviour challenges; ie challenging behaviour / ASD/ PDA/ ADHD/ SEMH/ CAMHS/ ODD etc at either secondary or primary levels
  • 1:1 basis and small group experience with children
  • You must have either worked at either a PRU, Alternative Provision / Mainstream School or Youth Centre in a supporting position
  • Available to start a position now
  • Can successfully de-escalate behaviour
  • You have an Enhanced DBS with the update service or willing to pay for a new DBS
  • You are in close commutable distance to Hackney, East London

  • Reference: RGSENTAPROVHACK4512_1636476531