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Special Educational Needs & Disabilites Teaching Assistant

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: Camden

£70 - £80 per day

Recruiter: Protocol Education

Sector: Education

Job description

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant
Location: Camden
Contract type: Full time. Long term contract
Salary: £70 - £80 per day (PAYE)
Hours: 9am - 4pm

We are working with a Special Needs Centre in Camden, located near Swiss Cottage Station (Jubilee line). This is a huge Special Needs Education centre for students aged 16 - 25 years.

About the role:

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be providing one to one support with your student and sometimes supporting small groups of students. You will on occasions accompany your student to swimming lessons, assist them with domestic skills and ICT and media exercises and work closely with Occupational therapists and Speech and Language Therapists to carry out exercises; which will aid students' development.

You will support your student with their academic exercises. The students will have a structured day and you will be required to keep records of each activity, for each child to have a record of learning progress for the day. Written feedback on their behaviour is also compulsory.

About the Centre:

The centre is part of College establishment and through working in partnership with Camden Local Authority is a specialist provider for young people aged 16-25 who have Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) and for young people with Autism and associated behavioural difficulties.

All learners enjoy a rich timetable that utilises learners' interests to stimulate them whilst using these as a vehicle for learning.

Teaching sessions include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Swimming
  • Communication
  • Sports
  • Enterprise
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Travel Training
  • English/Maths
  • Vocational
  • Rebound (trampolining)
  • Personal Social development (PSD)
  • Drama

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not withing the last 12 months. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service. Full assistance provided. 

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 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • ---, Upper Park Road, HAVERSTOCK HILL
  • ---, Upper Park Road, ---
  • Stop, Downside Crescent (NW3), HAVERSTOCK HILL
  • Stop GS, St Dominic's Priory, SOUTHAMPTON ROAD
  • ---, St Dominic's Priory, MALDEN ROAD

 Nearby schools

  • St Dominic Catholic Primary School
  • Fleet Primary School
  • Rosary Roman Catholic Primary School
  • Abacus Belsize Primary School
  • Fine Arts College

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