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      SEND Playworker

      • Richmond upon Thames, London
      • SEND
      • Temporary

      Vision teaching are currently working with an outstanding special needs school located in the Richmond Borough. This special needs school is a secondary aged school with ages ranging from 11-18. They are looking for a playworker to work 5 days a week, 9:45am till 1.45pm. the class you will be situated in a secondary aged SLD class (Severe learning difficulties) they are open to candidates with little experience but a positive attitude and willingness to learn. The school promote independence to their learners and a lot of the activities with the pupils are based around this. Personal care is involved in this role so you must be comfortable with this.

      Breakdown of the role:

      • Based in secondary SLD SEN classes
      • Between 9:45-11:30am will be class-based supporting with learning in the classrooms, supporting with toileting/personal care, may support on Educational Visits if long-term.
      • Between 11:30-12 supporting other TA playleaders with setting up the hall for lunch
      • 12-1:20pm supporting at lunch times with specific learners (feeding, supervising, toileting/personal care)
      • If the person was to stay on as a long-term agency, they may move into some of the ‘playleader’ duties between 12-1:20pm such as helping to set up fun activities in the playground such as music, basketball hoops/balls, bikes and scooters, playground games. This would not be an expectation currently, though
      • 1:20-1:45pm support the other 2 playleaders (who are on permanent contracts) to complete jobs for the day
      • This group of ‘playleader TAs’ are line managed by one of our teachers so there would be a clear support network for them

      Ideal candidate

      • DBS On the update system or wiling to apply
      • Happy to provide personal care
      • Previous SEND experience
      • Previous experience with secondary aged SEND pupils
      • Available 5 days a week from January
      • 9:45am till 1.45pm available

      Please apply now as trials are being held ASAP

      Job Information

      Job Reference: BS7266_1643704420
      Salary: £50 - £55 per day
      Salary From: £50
      Salary To: £55
      Job Industries: SEND
      Job Locations: Richmond upon Thames, London
      Job Types: Temporary
      Job Skills: part time, SEND, Special needs, SLD, Severe learning difficulties, Twickenham, special needs teaching assistant

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