Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 1063Monday 30 May 2022



START DATE: September


PAY: £75 - £85 per day


Are you a graduate looking to kickstart your career and gain invaluable experience in an outstanding school?


Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?


Do you want to work in a school with a strong sense of community?


The role

I am looking for a Teaching Assistant to take on a new role for a primary school located in Islington. This school has an excellent reputation and has an ‘outstanding’ OFSTED rating. They are fantastic at training those at the beginning of their career who are looking to get experience with SEN, particularly in speech and language development. This is a mainstream school, however, a high percentage of pupils have SEN. SEN Teaching Assistants will need to be proactive, engaged and ready to carry out day to day SEN teaching assistant tasks. The staff at the school are very supportive and you will be made very welcome.

The ideal candidate

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would best suit a graduate looking to gain experience working with children within a SEN educational environment. The successful Teaching  Assistant for this role must have a genuine passion for working with young, vulnerable people. You should be empathetic, kind and keen to learn! The Teaching Assistant should be a positive role model and spread positivity! Having the ability to build good rapports both with young people and the classroom teacher are essential as good relationships are key to succeed as a Teaching Assistant

What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • The chance to develop YOUR career
  • To work especially with children with SLCN
  • An ideal career started for SEN teachers, speech and language therapists, child psychologists and other SEN careers
  • A great supportive network
  • PAYE payments

Why work for Parker Smith?

  • We are specialists in what we do
  • We have a passion for working honestly and with integrity
  • Our ‘people before profit’ ethos means we put our candidate’s needs first
  • PAYE
  • A genuine passion to help people reach their potential in their SEND career


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! Applying on our company website, 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 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. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.





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