SEN Teaching Assistant - Permanent

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

Ref: 2021Tuesday 6 February 2024

Role: SEN Teaching Assistant

Type of School: ASD, SLCN, and associated needs (personal care required)

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 (term-time)

Start: Immediate – Permanent


Do you have experience supporting students with complex needs?

Would you like to play a vital part in empowering young people to become independent learners?

Perhaps you’d like to be part of a growing team where employee wellbeing is at the heart of everything they do?


I am working with a fantastic specialist SEN school in the London Borough of Redbridge catering for children between 3-11 with a range of complex needs; such as autism, social communication difficulties and associated conditions. They are seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join their large (and growing!) team of professionals to help support the students learning and help them achieve the best out of their time in school.

The students are so happy and love coming to school – and new staff are highly welcomed!

You will be welcomed into a highly-skilled and supportive team, surrounded by professionals such as Speech and Language/Occupational Therapists and a senior leadership team of exceptional experience who will guide you and ensure you are always supported – including a ‘buddy’ system for new starters!


The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Will have experience working with complex needs – or a genuine passion to work within the industry
  • Team Teach or other intervention training is beneficial, as well as PECS/Makaton
  • The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will have strong emotional resilience and work well under pressure
  • Can form meaningful relationships between pupils and staff
  • Can undertake personal care and manual handling strategies
  • Is committed to supporting young people and holding a lasting impact in their lives
  • Works hard and is committed to making a positive change


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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