Teaching Assistant (medical)

Job Description

Destination Education is currently looking for a Teaching Assistant with a medical or care background to join an exceptional secondary special needs Academy in North London on a full time basis in September. This role will be supporting a student 1-1 who requires enteral feeding via Gastrostomy/Jejunostomy (MicKey Button). The student has good communication skills and is mobile. 

They are an outstanding specialist academy with a post 16 and post 19 provision and their pupils have a wide range of learning difficulties.  The Teaching Assistant (medical) will join a school that have been awarded advanced status by the autism accreditation award committee of the national autistic society and have been judged 'outstanding' in three successive OFSTED inspections both as a maintained school and as an academy.

The ideal Teaching Assistant (medical):-

  • Training and/or experience with enteral feeding via Gastrostomy/Jejunostomy 
  • Previous experience supporting or caring for children or young adults with complex needs and/or autism
  • Background in a medical or care environment would be essential

This a lovely specialist academy with supportive and friendly staff, offering fantastic training and career progression opportunities!

If you are keen to find out more about this Teaching Assistant (medical) position, please email a copy of your CV to Jennifer at Destination Education or get in contact to hear more details about this or other positions.