1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Support Staff - Lambeth, South East London

Ref: 3313Tuesday 13 February 2024

£90 - £100 PAYE per day

1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant - Lambeth

Supporting a Year 6 boy with a diagnosis of Autism

£90 - £100 PAYE per day

Immediate start

Do you have experience working with Autistic children in a mainstream or SEND environment?

Are you looking to gain experience before pursuing a rewarding career within education?

An Outstanding primary community school in Lambeth are seeking a nurturing, engaging, and committed 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to join them on a Long term/Permanent basis ASAP!

The school are very keen on individuals who want to make a difference to a child with ASD, whilst also bringing along their own initiative and energy to the classroom!

The role:

Reasonable adjustments have been made to provide him with an extremely high level of support. These include: a bespoke package of regular movement breaks, differentiated curriculum, extensive adjustments to his daily routine, chunking tasks into small steps and pastoral elements to support him with his self-esteem whilst he is at work and play. We require a highly skilled individual with experience in supporting children with Autism.


What to expect working as a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

  • As a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant you will be supporting a child in year 6 with a diagnosis of ASD
  • This role would be a great fit for graduates, or someone who has real passion and enthusiasm for SEND and would like to pursue a career working with children
  • A long term contract, working for the whole academic year with the prospect of becoming a permanent member of staff
  • Continuous CPD training for all SEN Teaching Assistants
  • The ability to work in a highly supported staff team within a lovely mainstream school
  • Gain the opportunity to make a huge difference to the social and emotional development of a SEN child as a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

Requirements for a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Previous experience with ASD is a must, as well as a passion for SEN.
  • Patience, empathy and commitment to the role is key
  • Proactive and positive about making a difference to children’s development and wellbeing
  • Excel at building relationships with both students and staff
  • Live within commutable distance of Lambeth and surrounding areas


Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Teaching Assistant opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to emilie@psinclusion.co.uk

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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