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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: Southwark

£65 - £80 per day

Recruiter: Protocol Education

Sector: Education

Job description

We are recruiting teaching assistants from creative backgrounds such as art, music or acting who are keen to apply their creative skills within a special needs school to start in December. As a teaching assistant you will be required to think creatively and apply your skills to sensory sessions, develop students hand eye coordination, speech & language skills, social/communication skills, speech and language skills, independence and cognitive processes. In addition, you will have the opportunity to work within a variety of different subjects such as cooking, art & music.

The role:
• Working full time - Monday to Friday 08:30 till 16:00
• Working in the Borough of Southwark; Peckham
• Engaging students through creative activities such as music, art, P.E. & cooking
• 1 to 1 support focusing on students communication and hand eye coordination
• Helping with sensory integration within the classroom
• Working with the teacher to assess pupils' levels and ability

The school are looking for individuals who are:
• Experienced working with children
• Dedicated to the development of students learning
• Passionate making a difference and providing a positive influence to students

If you're looking for a deeply rewarding role please apply online today with your most up to date CV.

We work with a number of special needs schools within the local Southwark and Lambeth area. Upload your CV to have a chat with one of our dedicated consultants.

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 within 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

  • Stop M, Abbey Street, TOWER BRIDGE ROAD
  • Stop C, Druid Street (SE1), ---
  • Stop H, Abbey Street, TOWER BRIDGE ROAD
  • D, Tower Bridge Road, DRUID STREET
  • Stop A, Bermondsey Street, ---

 Nearby schools

  • Tower Bridge Primary School
  • Snowsfields Primary School
  • Grange Primary School
  • Beormund Primary School
  • Boutcher Church of England Primary School

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