Graduate Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Surrey

Ref: 5488Thursday 23 May 2024

£85 - £95 per day PAYE

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Special Educational Needs

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with special educational needs including Autism?

Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEN or getting it started?


We are working with schools across London, Essex, Hertfordshire & Surrey who are seeking passionate and dedicated Graduate Teaching Assistant to start long term to permanent roles this coming September!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to gain practical and clinical experience working with either primary or secondary aged students both 1:1 and in group settings?


What you can expect as a Graduate Teaching Assistant  

  • Your role as a Graduate Teaching Assistant will be to support students with special educational needs however the role will vary from day to day, you will be expected to use your initiative and respond calmly in challenging situations

  • For aspiring Teachers, Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SALTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers, these positions will offer relevant and vital experience for your chosen career path

  • Continued Professional Development

  • You will have an opportunity as a Graduate Teaching Assistant to make a huge social impact as a specialist Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant.

  • Opportunities for long term to permanent roles 

  • Teacher training opportunities. – There are multiple routes into teaching that some of our schools offer

  • To work in a highly reputable large special needs school


Psychology Teaching Assistant requirements

  • Educated to degree level

  • Passion for working with young people who require additional support in order to access education and social development

  • Ideally previous experience (formal or informal) supporting children with autism or other special educational needs

  • A proactive and positive individual who is always striving to meet children's learning needs.

  • Ability to build rapport with children


Interested in hearing more about Graduate Teaching Assistant or other opportunities?


If you want to hear more about Graduate 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 

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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