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Our Jobs

  • SEN Teaching Assistant – PMLD and ASD

    Job Description:

    We are seeking a dedicated and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, a specialist school catering to children with complex needs, including PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced teaching staff to provide individualized support to our students, promoting their academic, social, and emotional development.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide one-to-one support to students with PMLD and ASD, adapting teaching strategies to meet individual needs
    • Assist in the classroom, helping teachers to deliver personalized lesson plans
    • Assist with personal care needs, including washing, dressing, and toileting
    • Implement behavioural strategies to promote positive behaviour and manage challenging behaviour
    • Maintain accurate records of student progress and report to teachers as necessary
    • Participate in Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures, ensuring the well-being and safety of all students

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year experience working with PMLD and ASD students
    • Ability to commit to Monday to Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm hours
    • Personal care experience is essential
    • Knowledge of Safeguarding procedures and a commitment to maintaining a safe and secure environment for students
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Willingness to participate in professional development opportunities

    If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with complex needs, please submit your application, including your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications.

    • Stratford, Greater London
    • Freelance

    Apply now

  • SEN Teaching Assistant – PMLD and ASD

    Job Description:

    We are seeking a dedicated and experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, a specialist school catering to children with complex needs, including PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced teaching staff to provide individualized support to our students, promoting their academic, social, and emotional development.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide one-to-one support to students with PMLD and ASD, adapting teaching strategies to meet individual needs
    • Assist in the classroom, helping teachers to deliver personalized lesson plans
    • Assist with personal care needs, including washing, dressing, and toileting
    • Implement behavioural strategies to promote positive behaviour and manage challenging behaviour
    • Maintain accurate records of student progress and report to teachers as necessary
    • Participate in Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures, ensuring the well-being and safety of all students

    Requirements:

    • 1+ year experience working with PMLD and ASD students
    • Ability to commit to Monday to Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm hours
    • Personal care experience is essential
    • Knowledge of Safeguarding procedures and a commitment to maintaining a safe and secure environment for students
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
    • Willingness to participate in professional development opportunities

    If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with complex needs, please submit your application, including your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications.

    • Stoke Newington, Greater London
    • Freelance

    Apply now

  • Healthcare Assistant – SEN School

    Job Description:

    We are seeking a reliable and caring Healthcare Assistant to work in a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school. As a HCA, you will work closely with our experienced staff to provide high-quality care and support to children with complex medical needs. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children with special needs and be comfortable with PEG feeding.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide one-to-one support to children with complex medical needs, including PEG feeding
    • Assist with personal care tasks, such as bathing, dressing, and toileting
    • Support children with eating and drinking, including PEG feeding
    • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, and staff
    • Maintain accurate records of care and support provided
    • Work closely with the multidisciplinary team to ensure the best possible outcomes for the children

    Requirements:

    • Previous experience working with children with special needs
    • Experience with PEG feeding is essential
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Reliable and punctual
    • Enhanced DBS check required
    • Newham, Greater London
    • Freelance

    Apply now

  • ASD Teaching Assistant

    At NYKays Recruitment Ltd we are recruiting for experienced ASD Teaching Assistants to start in September 2024, working on a long-term positon which could possibly lead to a permanent position.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for you to support schools in providing care and support to children with a range of Special Needs and behavioral difficulties within the Education/Special Needs sector.

    It is essential that you have experience working with children/young people with learning difficulties, particularly autism to be considered for this role.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Supporting children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and SEN on a 1:1 basis.
    • Provide day to day support to Teachers in teaching and learning.
    • Supporting colleagues in undertaking personal care related tasks.
    • Working effectively alongside other teaching and support staff to ensure a safe and productive work environment is maintained.
    • Adhere to the Schools policies including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Health and Safety.
       

    Requirements:

    • Experience of supporting children with ASD and other associated challenging behaviors
    • Experience working with as a Special Needs Teaching assistant with special needs children for at least 3 months
    • A commitment to working with children with special educational needs
    • Ability to manage confrontation & challenging behavior
    • Ability to adapt and respond to children needs and plan accordingly
    • Must be an energetic and enthusiastic team player
    • Must have patience
    • Be proactive
    • Ideally have good experience working one to one as a teaching assistant.
    • Work well in a team
    • Have a positive attitude
    • Have a passion for working with children with Special Needs

    Application Requirements for NYKays Recruitment Ltd:

    • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy.
    • Your CV must cover all education and employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained.
    • You must have legal right to work in the UK.

    Disclaimer ‘Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. NYKays is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

    • Redbridge, Greater London
    • Freelance

    Apply now

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NYKays Recruitment is a specialist education recruitment agency dedicated to creating outstanding working and learning environments across London and the South East.

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Joining NYKays Recruitment as a candidate is about more than just getting a job: it’s the beginning of a partnership that will help you to progress and thrive throughout your entire career.

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Special Needs require Special Care

With specialist experience recruiting for all types of SEN settings, we understand the unique needs and challenges you face when it comes to finding the right teaching and support staff.