Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 4464Wednesday 17 April 2024

Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

London Borough of Newham

Permanent or temp-to-perm

Do you have a passion for supporting children and young people with additional and complex needs?

Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND?

I am actively recruiting engaging and passionate Complex Needs Teaching Assistant for a service that provides education to children who are unable to attend mainstream school due to complex SEN needs. I am looking to recruit professional and committed Complex Needs Teaching Assistants.

The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex SEN needs, many pupils have Speech, Language, and Communication Needs (SLCN) as a common area of need. You will receive full training throughout your employment as a Complex Needs Teaching Assistant but prior experience with children and personal care is essential.

Complex Needs Teaching Assistant requirements:

  • Experience of working with primary school aged pupils
  • Experience of supporting with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • Positive role model to support communication with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience of working with young people with Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties
  • Comfortable with personal care
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships

What you can expect as a Complex Needs Teaching Assistant:

  • £90 - £95 per day PAYE paid weekly
  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, SEND Teachers, and Social Workers
  • Opportunity to make a huge social impact
  • Extensive training on offer!

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities like this, please get in touch! We cover the whole of London - not just Newham! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, 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 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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