LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - Special Needs School

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Harrow
Salary
75.00 - 80.00 GBP Daily
Posted
13 Jan 2019
Closes
10 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
LEarning Support Assistant - SEN School - Harrow

* LSA/SEN vacancies
* Assisting students with vision impairments/ physical disabilities in a number of classes
* students aged 2 - 16
* ASAP start
* CPD courses available
* Excellent opportunities for career progression and development
* Daily rate up to GBP75.00

A unique Special Needs School with a community feel, based in North Harrow is recruiting a number of new LSAs/ SEN TAs. The successful applicants will join a highly respected and effective team and start as soon as possible.

You will be responsible for working as part of the support team in class under the direction of the class teacher assisting small classes.

The school is filled with the best available resources to support creative multi-sensory teaching and learning. The Head teacher and SLT have worked tirelessly with the teaching and support staff to create an ethos which put simply is to develop an innovative and visionary inclusive approach. The school has very high needs which you will be required to support, such as vision impairment, hearing impaired, physical disabilities, and high medical needs. It is ideal you have experience dealing with young people with these needs in order to make sure they progress appropriatley.

The successful LSAs/ SEN TA applicants will be offered a long term full time roles until the end of the academic year.

The school will invest heavily in your development and encourages career progression and professional development through regular CPD training. Permanent contracts will be offered to those who distinguish themselves this year - this is the way the school has recruited their TA staff for the last 4 years and the vast majority of those appointed in this way do get contracts

About the School

* Caters for children aged 2 years old to 16 years old
* In partnership with other special schools that regularly use the training facilities available
* Outstanding leadership team who encourage in-house career progression
* Play therapy room
* Assembly/sports/dining hall with specialist light and sound facilities
* Accessible/adapted toilet/changing areas with plinths and hoists
* Specialist individual equipment for pupils ordered by physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational and Dietary Therapists
* All classrooms have computers/interactive whiteboards with appropriate switches, software and internet access.

In order to be considered for this role, the LSA / SEN TA will need to meet the following criteria:

* Have experience working with Vision Impaired students (desirable)
* Have experience working with SEN (desirable)
* Willingness to undertake personal care tasks (feeding, changing, toileting etc.)
* Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
* Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

* All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
* You must have legal right to work in the UK
* You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community