SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Barking and Dagenham, North East London

Ref: 4863Tuesday 30 April 2024

SEN Teaching Assistant

Barking & Dagenham

Immediate Start

PAY: £80 - £90 per day PAYE

Are you a graduate seeking experience in a Primary School to support your future career?

Do you have a passion to support children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

Do you want to work in a specialised SEN provision in a family-feel Mainstream Primary School?


The role

I am seeking a wonderful, enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to join a mainstream school based in Barking. This is a fantastic school, with an excellent SEN Provision that supports a group of children with SEN, particularly Autism. This is a big, four form entry school, with a lovely diverse culture that inspires all learners to achieve the best that they can!

The successful Teaching Assistant will be based within the school’s SEN provision. Your daily tasks would include supporting children with Autism in the classroom, working closely with the class teacher to plan and prepare lessons, providing interventions, and behaviour management.


The Ideal SEN Teaching Assistant

  •  Have a genuine passion for SEN and breaking down barriers to education.
  • You should be resilient, calm and have the ability inspire all learners to achieve their best!
  • Have good experience with Early Years.
  • Able to think on your feet, and always be ready for a challenge!


What’s in it for an SEN Teaching Assistant?:

  • A unique opportunity to work in an SEN Provision
  • A school that believes in happy staff and has excellent training opportunities
  • An easily accessible school with good transport links
  • A great SLT
  • PAYE


Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made


Interested in hearing more about SEN Teaching Assistant opportunities across London? Is this role not quite perfect for you? Get in touch and tell us about yourself - we'll see how we can help!

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or send an email 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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