Full-Time Teaching Assistant Islington Full-time Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term, Permanent SALARY: £375 to £450 per week Full time SEN teaching assistant to work in a secondary specialist SEN school. About the role The main needs of the students are speech and language and mild autism located in Islington. We are looking to recruit an SEN teaching assistant for employment in a well resourced special needs school. The post is to start as soon as possible, and you will be required to work during term time until the end of the academic year, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff. You will be working with secondary aged students, the role can be flexible, full time leading into a permanent role. About the school The school deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across primary and secondary, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications. The school is located in a lovely area of Islington. Requirements To be considered for the role of Full-Time Teaching Assistant you will: Background in Youth work or secondary teaching assistant Strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff and educational psychologists. Team Teach or de-escalation training is highly advantageous. Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social, and mental health of young people Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting Must be able to travel to Islington Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: previous experience working with children, young people, or vulnerable adults Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service. About Smart Teachers Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. What Smart Teachers offer As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. How to apply Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Josh Newton on or email (url removed).