SEN Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 5113Thursday 9 May 2024

£90 Per Day PAYE

SEN Teaching Assistant

£450 Per Week PAYE 

London Borough of Lewisham 

Long Term Roles Available 


Are you looking to work with a friendly and supportive team in a fantastic Mainstream Secondary School? 

Do you have experience working within a school setting supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs?


I am now working with a fantastic school in the London Borough of Lewisham whose core values recognise the importance of The Arts and creativity. They are now looking for a supporting and positive Autism TA to join their wonderful team. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to join a Secondary School working to have a hugely positive effect on the lives of pupils with Autism and Special Educational Needs. 


What to Expect as a SEN Teaching Assistant: 

  • A highly friendly and supportive team in a school where you can feel valued and like you are making a real difference 
  • Work on a 1:1 basis to support a particular pupil with additional needs and have a really positive impact on their school life 
  • School hours and the school holidays off - a great work/life balance!
  • Ongoing training and professional development whilst gaining valuable experience 
  • A team that believes in high quality and engaging teaching as well as staff wellbeing 
  • A creative environment, with a real focus on The Arts 
  • An inclusive environment with a fantastic Special Needs Provision 
  • Competitive pay rates at £450 Per Week PAYE


Requirements of a SEN Teaching Assistant: 

  • Previous experience working as an SEN Learning Support Assistant or Teaching Assistant within a school would be highly valued 
  • Previous experience working with Autism 
  • Previous experience working to support secondary age pupils with Special Educational Needs 
  • A friendly and positive person with a resilient personality


Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • Over 250+ FIVE STAR Google reviews
  • 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 with an ethical and transparent approach: 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
  • Transfer to a permanent contract after 2 terms
  • 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 in your role: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made



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