SEN Support/Teaching Assistant
SEN BSL Support/Teaching Assistant
Location: Wandsworth, Greater London
Salary: £85 - £95 per day
Start Date: Immediate
Contract: Short-term/Long-term – Part-time or Full-time
Are you a dedicated and passionate Learning Support Mentor or Teaching Assistant with experience in British Sign Language (BSL) or a minimum of BSL Level 1? An exciting opportunity awaits you at our client school, a day and residential special needs school in Wimbledon, Southwest London. We are actively seeking an individual committed to making a positive impact on the lives of pupils with Vision and Multi-Sensory Impairment.
Our client school caters to children from nursery to year 14 (2 to 19 years old) with Vision Impairment, Hearing Impairment, and Multi-Sensory Impairment. They also welcome applications from pupils who would benefit from their specialized sensory education approaches and facilities.
As a Learning Support Mentor/Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support to the classroom teacher, ensuring that each child receives the tailored assistance they need to thrive. This role involves working closely with individual students and small groups, assisting with academic work, social skills, and emotional regulation.
SEN Teaching Assistant Key Requirements:
Experience working with children with special educational needs.
Proficiency in British Sign Language (BSL) or a minimum of BSL Level 1.
Genuine passion for making a positive impact on the lives of children.
Patience, empathy, and commitment to unlocking each child's full potential.
Collaboration and teamwork skills to work effectively with teachers and colleagues.
In return, we offer a competitive salary, ongoing professional development opportunities, and the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to the growth and development of vulnerable children.
GSL Education Benefits for SEN Teaching Assistant:
Competitive rates of pay (£85 - £95 per day).
Direct connections to local schools in Wimbledon and surrounding areas.
Dedicated consultants to cater to your employment requirements.
Devoted to providing exceptional support to candidates and client schools.
FREE Team Teach training valued at £300 when completed independently.
Please note that this role requires a thorough understanding of safeguarding and child protection. Successful applicants must undergo all necessary background checks, including an enhanced child DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one.
GSL Education is an ethical and independent recruitment agency dedicated to providing high-quality teaching and support staff to schools throughout Greater London. Rest assured, our advertised vacancies are genuine opportunities.
To learn more about this exciting role and be considered for it, click 'apply' and submit your comprehensive (10-year), up-to-date CV. Our dedicated consultants will be in touch shortly.
If you're interested in securing regular work as a Learning Support Mentor/Teaching Assistant, please contact Michelle at the GSL Education London office. They will gladly provide more information and assist you in registering for this role as soon as possible