Complex Needs Teaching Assistant - Sutton

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Sutton, South West London

Ref: 4540Friday 19 April 2024

Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

London Borough of Sutton

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 Sutton! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to


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