SEN Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 1080Wednesday 1 June 2022

LOCATION: Havering

START DATE: September           

CONTRACT TYPE: Long term         

PAY: £80-90 Per day


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


Would you like to help children overcome barriers and give them a chance of a brighter future?


Do you want to make a real difference?


The role

I am looking for a Teaching Assistant seeking a new opportunity to work in a fantastic primary school based in Havering. This school really believes that every young person in the school is part of something inspirational. They really are proud of the achievements of every single pupil and pride themselves as a centre of excellence. The Teaching Assistant role focus on children in the classroom with special educational needs. This would include working 1:1 and small group work.

Other duties will include assisting with the planning of activities, monitoring pupil’s progress, intervening when necessary, providing relevant feedback to the classroom teacher, and performing general Teaching Assistant duties.

The Teaching Assistant should also feel confident to deal with conflicts and incidents that arise in the classroom and be able to handle these in a safe and appropriate manner.


The ideal candidate

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! If you have previous experience working with SEN, this would be highly beneficial! The Teaching Assistant should be a positive role model and spread positivity! Having the ability to build a good rapport both with young people and the classroom teacher would be most beneficial as good relationships are key to succeed as a Teaching Assistant.


What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work in a fantastic, friendly school
  • An easily accessible school with good transport links
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive school
  • To work with a great team of support staff
  • PAYE payments only!
  • The chance of a permanent contract


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 payments
  • 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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