Big Creative Academy are looking for a full time, SEN Teaching Assistant to work in a 16-19 Free School Academy in Waltham Forest that focuses on the creative arts. This is a unique environment, filled with creative individuals with strong personalities. Having an engaging and energetic personality is a must for this role. Prior experience working with secondary/college age students with learning difficulties is essential as is the ability to tailor different behaviour management techniques to individual needs. Previous experience or training in working with students with ASD, SpLD, MLD and SEMH is preferable. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant should: * Have an engaging and welcoming personality * Have experience working with challenging students with a variety of learning difficulties * Have excellent rapport with difficult students and/or knowledge of a variety of behaviour management strategies * Be able to communicate effectively within a team
Big Creative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.