Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Envision Education
Up to £10,000
19 Nov 2020
24 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a passionate Teaching Assistant in the Harrow area looking for your next exciting challenge? Do you have experience working with children with learning diffulties and special educational needs?

Envision Education works very closely with an inclusive and forward thinking Primary School based in Harrow, who are looking for Special Needs Teaching Assistants to work in their SEN unit for children with severe learning disabilities.

The SEN Unit currently has 12 children aged between 4 and 6 all of which have EHCP's and have a diagnosis of autism and other associated learning difficlties. Some of these children are non verbal so you will need to have strategies in place to support these children such as PECS, bucket time and various interventions.

About the School:

This very harmonious and happy multicultural school inclusive believes in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Staff work tirelessly to instill an early love for learning: they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling the children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

The role:
  • Required to support children on a one to one basis who have autism and down's syndrome
  • You will be required to meet the social, academic and emotional needs of these children
  • Work in a specialist setting offering support to teaching staff and children
  • Provide feedback to the class teacher on the pupils progress
  • Help to create an engaging learning environment
  • Must be an active listener who can provide necessary support to young children, whilst also developing skills and goals.
  • Aware of emotional needs
  • You may also be required to provide personal care

  • At least 6 months experience supporting SEN pupils
  • Must be flexible in supporting children with various abilties and needs
  • Familiar with interventions with SEN pupils
  • Knowledge and experience of PECS
  • Hard-working
  • You may also be required to provide personal care
  • Strong communication skills
  • Live in or local to Harrow
  • Personal care support is preferable

Why Register with Envision Education:
  • Highly competitive pay rates
  • Friendly and supportive team committed to guiding and assisting you through the process of finding and securing you a long term or permanent position
  • Specialist experience in securing quality roles for aspiring educational professionals

Please apply with your full up to date CV asap!

Pay rate is dependent on qualifications, experience and skills.

Envision Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Envision Education is also committed to following a policy of equal opportunities.

We respect and value cultural and religious diversity and will not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, culture or disability.

You must be a UK resident or hold a full UK visa and be willing to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.