Year 6 SEN Teaching Assistant
Hammersmith & Fulham
£60 - £80 per day PAYE
September 2021 – July 2022
Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is Level 3 or degree equivalent.
Smart Teachers are recruiting for a full time Year 6 SEN Teaching Assistant to work in a three-form entry school in Hammersmith & Fulham. The suitable candidate will be working with a Year 6 pupil with ASD. The pupil is verbal and enjoys communicating with adults, however, tends to be disruptive if he does not feel comfortable due to his sensitivity with clothing and external sounds. The ideal Year 6 SEN TA will have patience, behaviour management skills and the ability to help the pupil concentrate on the tasks at hand. Teachers and support staff have noticed that using the pupils interests usually help, for example his love of drums and football. There will be no personal care required. This would be a fabulous opportunity for a Psychology graduate who wishes to pursue a career in Educational Psychology or an individual who wishes to pursue a career in Education. Experience working with challenging behaviours and ASD is ideal.
The school has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and we have received extremely positive feedback from staff who have worked there before. The Year 6 staff team are extremely bubbly, young hearted and seek positivity in all they do. The Year 6 SEN Teaching Assistant will enjoy the team they will be working closely with and will have lots of encouragement and support. Each classroom is fitted with AC and all classrooms have access to the outdoor courtyard. This is an ideal space where the Year 6 SEN pupil goes to take a break from work/as a reward for good behaviour. There are many opportunities to progress within the school with the regular CPD courses, whereby the leadership wish to better each member of staff which will ultimately transfer onto the pupils’ education. The suitable Year 6 SEN Teaching will be surrounded by great facilities, including their extensive grounds and colourful classrooms, each fitted with interactive white boards. The school is surrounded by various transport links.
To be considered for the Year 6 SEN Teaching Assistant , you must:
• Level 3 or degree equivalent qualification
• Have recent experience supporting KS2, ideally Year 6
• Have experience with SEN, ideally challenging behaviours
• Have recent or past experience working in Primary
• Eligibility to work in the UK (must have a valid visa)
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, 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.
How to apply
If you are a Year 6 SEN Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.
Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact our Primary team on 0207 065 7500 and quote reference DXHYR6TA 13323.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.