SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Destination Education is looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant to join a coeducational 11-18 academy located in Hackney. The school pride themselves on putting young people at the centre of everything they do with a strong focus on pastoral care.   

The SEN Teaching Assistant will join a diverse and supportive school and the position will be supporting a student 1-1 with high needs autism starting in September on a full time basis.

The Role of an SEN Teaching Assistant:-

  • To provide 1-1 support to a student in year 7 with very high needs autism
  • Offering support and guidance with the curriculum to help increase their confidence and independence
  • Building and maintaining supportive relationships with students and staff, treating them with respect and consideration

The Requirements of an SEN Teaching Assistant:-

  • Experience supporting students aged 11-18 either inside or outside of an education setting
  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and supporting children with high needs
  • Ideally experience within an SEN school or establishment 
  • Experience of using makaton or PECS would be highly advantageous

If you want the chance to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant Position, please send your CV to Jennifer at Destination Education.