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Creative SEND TA

Kensington and Chelsea | Full-time | ASAP

Vision Teaching are currently supporting a mainstream primary school based in the Kensington LEA, with excellent transport links. This outstanding school are looking for a creative, experienced, Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join them for the rest of this academic year and to stay on from September for the next academic year. You will be supporting a lovely boy aged 8 who has San Filippo syndrome (if you are not familiar please see link below)

You will be providing additional support in and out of the classroom, working alongside another very experienced teaching assistant and supported by an amazing leadership team. The pupil is very active and strong so being flexible in your approach and being nimble on your feet are essential in this role, he does not exhibit challenging behaviours and is very sociable and focuses really well on activities he enjoys, but can run off if not supervised.

This role is full time 8.30am till 3.30/4pm, 5 days a week. In this role you will have to liaise with parents, case workers and your colleagues to ensure you are providing the very best support possible. You will be required to complete logs ensuring all information is up to date and being tracked appropriately, this is essential in this role.

The pupil may not be in school for the full duration of the hours and in this time you will be required to plan for future sessions and may be required to help out as an additional in the school. A lot of the pupil’s out of classroom activities are arts and music based so experience with this is preferred.

Ideal candidate: DBS on the update service or willing to apply Available now 5 days a week Creative background Patient approach to learning Able to communicate correctly with parents, caseworkers ETC Please apply now as interviews are taking place ASAP https://www.sanfilippo.org.au/about-sanfilippo/what-is-sanfilippo

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and trial days will take place immediately - please apply early to avoid disappointment.

As a qualified role this position requires UK QTS or equivalent.
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Vision Teaching is an established London based teacher recruitment agency. We value our relationships with schools and candidates and strive to satisfy each individual's requirements.

All applications are important to us; however, if you do not hear from Vision Teaching within 72 hours, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Vision Teaching is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of children, candidates will be subject to a string of suitability and competency checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure issued within the last year and two satisfactory references.

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