A primary school based in Islington are seeking to appoint an exceptional special needs teaching assistant to join the Early Years team ASAP.
The role involves working closely with several children who have EHCPs in place as well as providing support to the wider school community as required. Part of the role will entail developing strong relationships with parents, carers and children alike. You may act as a Key Person for a small group of children with high needs, taking responsibility for their social and emotional wellbeing and their learning throughout their time with us.
The ideal special needs teaching assistant will be hard working, friendly and outgoing. They will have an enthusiasm for working with children, particularly those with special educational needs. They will have a talent for engaging with sometimes complex children, encouraging social interaction, developing independence, self esteem and encouraging all individuals to achieve their goals.
The right person will be confident in dealing with challenging behaviour and understanding complex special educational needs.
About the role:
o Early Years Special Needs Teaching Assistant - working with Complex Needs
o Full time, (Mon-Fri)
The ideal candidate:
o Experience Complex Needs
" Able to handle challenging behaviour
o PECS and Makaton - not essential but highly desirable.
About the school:
o Outstanding Primary School
o Dedicated and supportive leadership team
o Easily Accessible by Public transport.
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This is a temporary position.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.