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SEN Support worker - Orpington

  • Education - Post
  •  Location - Orpington, London
  •  Salary - £75 - £100 per day
  •  Date Posted - 20/05/2022

A Good rated mainstream school in Bromley (ages 11 to 19) is looking for full and part-time SEN teaching assistants. The school operates in pathways to support children with a wide range of needs including mild and severe learning difficulties, Autism and sometimes very challenging behaviours.

The pupils thrive in a wonderful establishment with breathtaking facilities including wrap-around therapeutic care. Facilities include a music room, lego therapy room and a number of other therapy rooms

This specialist school will provide you with excellent opportunities for professional development, and you will learn and progress quickly. Pay can be up to £100 a day, depending on experience and if you can impress during a paid trial, which the school is more than happy to arrange to give you a real taste. The school is dynamic and expanding, and there's a real culture of excellence and ambition to achieve the best results for the children across a wide spectrum of needs. Hours are 8.30am-3.45pm.

This role is mostly 1:1, and they are looking for really passionate, motivated and enthusiastic SEN TAs who have a can-do attitude and will go above and beyond for the children. Experience is by no means required, so this is a great opportunity if you're looking to kick start a career in special education or just develop your existing skills further.

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant should:

  • Have experience working with children with SEN, or a genuine passion for this
  • Be flexible, proactive and patient
  • Be able to communicate effectively within a team
  • Be resilient, passionate and driven to go above and beyond for children of all needs
  • Be open to providing personal care
  • Have a Background in Education, Care, Psychology or Drama, as these are very transferable.
  • Training or experience in non-verbal communication is preferred, but a willingness to learn is essential. For example Makaton, PECS
  • If you are looking to kick-start a career in SEN, or you're an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a new role, please register with us and you'll be contacted within the next 24 hours

** Please apply online for this opportunity. Applicants will be automatically rejected if they do not have recent experience of working with children with special needs **

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