SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Southwark, South East London

Ref: 1174Monday 11 July 2022

SEN Teaching Assistant – SEN School – Southwark

£80-£90 per day PAYE – 9am-4pm

Are you a recent graduate looking to kickstart your teaching career? Or perhaps you have some experience in schools already?

Are you passionate about supporting children with special educational needs?

We are working with a secondary special needs school in Southwark that cater for pupils with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning disabilities. The school has excellent facilities including a hydrotherapy pool and was purpose built to support children with physical and sensory needs. The school have an excellent track record of training their Teaching Assistants to become fully qualified teachers and some have even been promoted into management roles.

SEN Teaching Assistant role

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting the class teacher in a class of around 8-9 pupils. Each class has around five teaching assistants who work on a rota basis supporting the children with their learning and development. As part of the SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will assist students with hygiene and toileting needs in assistance with your team. The leadership team encourage personal development for individual staff, this is the perfect opportunity to be creative within your role and make the job your own! Some of the students may require additional medical support which will give you the opportunity for some more specialist training

SEN Teaching Assistant requirements

  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Genuine passion for working with children with SEND
  • Resilient nature
  • Calm, patient and nurturing
  • Collaborative worker


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!

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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