SEN Teaching Assistant - Waltham Forest Primary School

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - North East London

Ref: 5272Wednesday 15 May 2024

SEN Teaching Assistant - Waltham Forest Primary School 

Are you interested in a career in SEN education and looking for some practical experience before you go onto further study?


Do you have a passion for working with children with ASD or SEND?


Are you an aspiring SALT (Speech and Language Therapist), SEND Teacher, or Educational/Child Psychologist?


I am looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work within a specialist SEND provision for children who have ASD. The children you will support will have a variety of needs which often include ASD, SEMH, ASHD, SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication Needs) and will vary between moderate to severe, this can sometimes include some challenging behaviour born out of a frustration to communicate verbally.


This SEN Teaching Assistant role is a wonderful opportunity for aspiring SEND teachers or and Speech and Language Therapists and those looking to expand their experience in special education in a supportive and friendly team environment.


SEN Teaching Assistant job overview:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • North East London Primary School ASD provision
  • FTE salary £18,2000 - £20,800 (depending on experience) - will be pro-rata to reflect term-time
  • 5 days per week – term time only
  • Excellent career starter for aspiring Speech and Language Therapists, SEND Teachers, and Educational/Child Psychologists
  • Wonderful facilities for children with speech and language needs
  • Superb training on offer with the opportunity to work alongside their qualified Speech and Language Therapists.


The ideal candidate for this SEN Teaching Assistant will be kind and nurturing with a dedication to their career in speech therapy. You will engage the children in your care with creative tasks which will aid their speech and language, educational, and social development. An enthusiastic and patient approach is essential! SEND and SLCN experience is also essential for this SEN Teaching Assistant role, perhaps you are considering a Master’s in speech therapy and looking for practical work experience that is relevant to your career journey, or perhaps you are an experienced SEND TA and want to diversify your experience.


Interested in hearing more about SEN Teaching Assistant roles?

If you want to hear more about our SEND 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 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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