Special Needs Teaching Assistant Waltham Forest

SEN Teaching Assistant | Waltham Forest

Are you a flexible and resilient individual looking for a new challenge this year? Do you have a passion for working as a SEN teaching assistant?

If yes is the answer, then you may be the perfect candidate for this role. We have exciting opportunities due to growth of this school for motivated and highly supportive SEN Learning Support Assistants. You could join a supportive and growing team in a specialised SEN school to progress in your career within SEN Education.

LTF Recruitment are looking for TAs to work on a full time, long term basis starting as soon as possible in a local school in Waltham Forest. This role would be in term time between Monday and Friday.

Roles include:

  • Supporting the Class Teacher within well-resourced and extremely creative lessons.
  • Constant assessment of the individual needs of pupils to ensure they are progressing.
  • Evaluating and reporting pupils' progress to teachers, carers and health care professionals by following their EHCP's.
  • Managing challenging behaviour in a positive way including de-escalation techniques.
  • You will be working both 1:1 and within small groups so team fit and excellent communication is key!

The successful candidate will have some experience with in:

  • Autism Spectrum Condition - ASC
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD
  • Severe Learning Difficulties - SLD
  • Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties - PMLD
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health - SEMH
  • Experience of de-escalation techniques, Picture Exchange Communication (PECS) and Makaton would be advantageous.

LTF Recruitment are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This role is subject to an Enhanced clear DBS check and satisfactory references

If this role is for you please get in touch with Richard at LTF Recruitment today!