Graduate Teaching Assistant - Secondary School

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Westminster, North West London

Ref: 154Tuesday 5 October 2021

£67 - £85 per day PAYE

Graduate Teaching Assistant - SEN Specialism Teaching Assistant 

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

I am working with a excellent secondary school, in Westminster, with a high level of students with special educational needs?

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

Do you remember a positive role model from your schooling? This is your chance to be that role model for a young person and support them both emotionally and academically. 

Graduate Teaching Assistant requirements

  • 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

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 - SEND schools and APs are continually training their staff to help them support their children's needs, you will become an expert in your field
  • You will have an opportunity to make a huge social impact as a specialist Teaching Assistant in a Secondary school with high levels of need.


Interested in hearing more?

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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