SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Hounslow, North West London

Ref: 5743Monday 15 July 2024

£20,000 - £21,000

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant - ASD/MLD Specialism Teaching Assistant - immediate or September start


Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with special educational needs?

Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND?

I am working with an established special needs school in Hounslow, seeking passionate and dedicated Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants to start ASAP or September

This is an exciting opportunity for those who are looking to gain practical and clinical experience working with either primary or secondary aged students both 1:1 and in groups.


What you can expect as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant 

  • Your role as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant will be to support students with MLD/SLD, including Autism. The role will vary from day to day, you will be expected to use your initiative and respond calmly in challenging situations

  • For aspiring Teachers, Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SaLTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers, these positions will offer relevant and vital experience for your chosen career path

  • Continued Professional Development – This school has 5x more CPD than their surrounding schools

  • You will have an opportunity as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant to make a huge social impact to children who require a holistic and therapuetic approach to their education

  • A long-term contract with an opportunity to transition into a permanent contract

  • Teacher training opportunities – There are multiple routes into teaching that the school offers ranging from 1 – 5 year courses

  • To work in a highly reputable, large special needs school with brand new facilities


Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant requirements

  • Educated to degree level - beneficial but not essential

  • Passion for working with young people who require additional support in order to access education and social development - Essential

  • Ideally previous experience (formal or informal) supporting children with autism or other special educational needs - Beneficial

  • A proactive and positive individual who is always striving to meet children's learning needs - Essential

  • Ability to build rapport with children - Essential


Interested in hearing more about Special Educational Teaching Assistant roles?

If you want to hear more about Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant 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. We will help you with this.

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