Teachright are recruiting for support workers (Also known as SEN Teaching Assistant/Learning support assistants) for our client special needs college in Heathrow, West London.
This small specialist provision works to improve the employability of disadvantaged 16 - 25 year olds through practical training in Horticulture and Catering.
For this position, you will require a driving license as public transport routes do not go past this school.
As a support worker, you will typically need to:
- Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the classroom
- Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion policies
- Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively
- Help children with learning and development
- Some positions may include personnel care
Qualities and experience we look for:
- Prior experience working with children or vulnerable adults - perhaps you have worked in schools or a care background before?
- Qualifications relating to education or medical/care. This could be a manual handling certificate through to a degree in counselling. If you think it could be relevant, we are interested in speaking to you!
- Had experience with family members who have special education needs or needed special medical support.
- A passion for education and want the opportunity to make a real difference to a child's life.
Pay & Working Hours
Sessional or relief teaching assistants are typically paid between £9.50 and £11.50 per hour. Income figures are intended as a guide only.
Full-time Teaching Assistants usually work between 32 & 35 hours per week. Starting the school day at 8.30am and finishing at 3.30pm with a 30 minute lunch break.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position, but it may become permanent at a later date upon school discretion.
Teachright is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.