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Trainee SEN Teaching Assistant

  • location Newham
  • contract type Full-time
  • contract terms Long-term, Permanent
  • salary £85 to £95 per day
  • ref TSENTA-MXJ
  • Apply by 15 June 2024
  • Job start 02 Sep 2024
  • Job end Ongoing

Are you looking to start a career in Primary Schools?

Become a Trainee Teaching Assistant! No previous experience or qualifications necessary, just a love for helping others!

About the role

Smart Teachers are excited to provide this bespoke and incredible opportunity to support passionate people with getting into the education sector. We work alongside our primary schools to provide successful Trainee Teaching Assistants with high quality training and paid on the job experience.

Following a successful interview and pending suitability, safeguarding and identity checks, we will work to secure you a paid placement in a school to further develop your skills. We will help you to develop your identity as an educator and help you to choose your specialist area from EYFS, KS1, KS2 in Primary Schools supporting children with SEN.

Prior to starting your placement, you will be required to complete a comprehensive training programme delivered by Smart Teachers and school leaders, which will give you the essential skills you need to work as a Teaching Assistant.

Teaching Assistants are instrumental in ensuring the sooth running of any school. The most effective Teaching Assistants have excellent communication skills and have an interest and passion in supporting the day-today needs of all children. They are also able to build relationships with both staff, children and their families.

The role of a teaching assistant varies from each school. You may be working to support the teacher in while class teaching, running small group interventions to support children or working on a 1:1 basis to ensure the needs of all children are meet and that they can thrive.

About the school

We work with Primary Schools across East London, in the following boroughs:

  • Newham
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Hackney

Requirements

To be considered for the role of Trainee SEN Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Have a passion for supporting and helping children
  • Be committed to completing the required training and participating in ongoing CPD
  • Be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS check and register with the Update Service
  • Be proactive and a good communicator
  • Be able to work collaboratively in a team

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Available to work from 8.30am - 4pm

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Mubarak Jama on 020 7065 7500 or email Mubarak.Jama@smartteachers.co.uk.

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