Maths Teaching Assistant

Support Staff - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 172Tuesday 26 April 2022

£16,000 - £18,000 - Permanent contract

Maths Teaching Assistant – Croydon

Do you have experience in youth work, or as a Maths tutor and now looking for your next big challenge?

Are you strong in Mathematics and have an interest in assisting children who are hard to reach?


We are recruiting for a Maths Teaching Assistant in Croydon for a September 2021 start!

This is a SEMH secondary school based in Croydon – The ideal candidate will be resilient, passionate, and engaging and have the ability to build rapport with vulnerable children. If you are looking to join a school with a therapeutic approach, this is the role for you! They offer a number of therapies such as outdoor, horticulture, and animal, plus it is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in a restorative environment. The school successfully practices restoration which recognises that every student, when their conditions are met, have the capability to grow and develop to what is ultimately their full potential.


Requirements for Maths Teaching Assistant:

  • Confident knowledge of mathematics/functional skills.
  • Previous experience with young people is essential, preferably within a secondary setting.
  • It is vital that you have experience working with children/young people with Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties, speech and communication difficulties or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, mental health issues.
  • You must possess the ability to be nurturing and caring and the ideal candidate will also be proactive and flexible.
  • Must be able to build rapport with disengaged students.


Benefits of working as a Maths Teaching Assistant:

  • Excellent experience and training opportunities for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers.
  • The opportunity to make a change a child/young person’s life and impact their learning and ongoing personal development.
  • The opportunity to work alongside like-minded, compassionate, and experienced colleagues in a variety of settings.
  • You will be supported by the Maths Department and a strong and supportive SLT (Senior Leadership Team)
  • A salary of £18,000 to £20,000.


Interested in hearing more about this Maths Teaching Assistant role?

If you want to hear more about our Literacy Intervention Tutor 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.

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