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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

SEN Teaching Assistant

Chiswick, W4, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people with special educational needs? We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team at a school in Chiswick. This is an immediate start position, providing an excellent opportunity to contribute to the education and well-being of our students right away.

About Us: At our school, we believe in providing a differentiated and individualized education that caters to the specific needs of each young person. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, combining National Curriculum subjects with programs focused on developing essential life skills. Our aim is to provide a relevant and purposeful education through inspiring lessons and skilled teaching, ensuring that every student's needs are met.


Support students with special educational needs on a one-to-one or small group basis, both inside and outside the classroom.
Assist with the implementation of individualized education plans, as outlined in Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).
Collaborate with the teaching staff to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
Provide academic and emotional support to students, helping them to engage with the curriculum and develop their skills.
Foster positive relationships with students, promoting their well-being, self-esteem, and independence.
Help to create and adapt learning resources and materials to meet the diverse needs of students.
Monitor and track student progress, documenting observations and reporting to the teaching staff.
Work closely with the SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other professionals involved in supporting students' development.Requirements:

Experience working with children or young people with special educational needs, preferably within an educational setting.
Knowledge and understanding of specific needs such as Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and cognitive, learning, communication, and interaction needs.
A patient, empathetic, and nurturing approach to supporting students' individual needs.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, colleagues, and parents.
Resilience and the ability to adapt to the changing needs and demands of the school environment.
Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.The School: Our school is a well-established educational institution dedicated to fostering academic excellence and personal development. Located in the vibrant community of Chiswick, we pride ourselves on providing a nurturing environment where students can thrive and achieve their full potential. With a committed team of educators and staff, we offer a supportive and inclusive community for both students and employees.

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

Hold previous experience working within SEND
Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
Legal right to work in the UK

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