Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Enfield, North East London

Ref: 3694Tuesday 16 April 2024

Complex Needs Teaching Assistant


Full-time – Long Term Temporary

Immediate/ASAP start

PAYE rates £85- £95 per day depending on experience

Type of school: 3-19 SLD/PMLD

Do you have experience supporting children and young people with learning and physical disabilities?

Do you have any family members or friends who have additional needs that you have helped support?

Are you seeking to gain experience or looking to develop your career further in SEND?

We are working with a creative specialist school in Enfield that support children and young people with severe and profound learning needs. The school are looking for a caring and nurturing SEND Teaching Assistant to support a class of 9 pupils ages 12-15 years. A good understanding of pupils with profound needs would be desirable as the class has pupils who use wheelchairs and requires hoisting. However, full training can be provided if experience in none or limited.

What can you expect as a SEND Teaching Assistant?

  • The opportunity to change a young person’s life
  • The possibility to use your own hobbies and interests to lead extra-curricular activities
  • Extensive training, whether that be as a general teaching assistant, teacher, or even a therapist
  • Facilities such as; swimming pool, sand and water room, IT suite, soft play, and sensory gym, sensory gardens, large playground, sensory rooms, library, art room.
  • School hours between 8:45 – 3:45
  • We pay PAYE daily rates! £85 - £95 per day, depending on experience
  • Parking Available
  • A sense of community amongst the staff team
  • Teacher training opportunities for budding teachers!

What will the school expect from an SEN Learning Support Assistant?

  • A serious hunger to build a career around Special Educational Needs
  • Someone who will go above and beyond to care for SEN children
  • A staff member who excels at building solid relationships with other workforce and students
  • A nurturing yet resilient character
  • You will be required to provide personal care due to the severe needs of some of their pupils

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or emailing your CV to

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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