SEND Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 5468Thursday 23 May 2024

Salary £90 to £100 a day PAYE

SEND Teaching Assistant

London Borough of Southwark

Monday to Friday - 8:30 to 15:30

Salary £90 to £100 a day PAYE

Are you seeking a rewarding role supporting a SEND student on a 1:1 basis?

Are you passionate about helping students with SEND?

Do you have experience working with special educational needs?


We are working with a fantastic mainstream primary school in the borough of Southwark to help them find a SEND Teaching Assistant to support students with additional needs such as autism. Within this rewarding role, you will work with a team of LSA / Teaching assistants within their SEND Provision. The role itself will be working within both the main classrooms and also the provision, the SEND Teaching Assistant will be in the classroom when there 1:1 isn't in the school. The school has amazing facilities with flowing open-plan classrooms, an outdoor classroom with a garden and chickens, and rooms dedicated to music with various instrument options for the students to learn. The school also offer extensive training in PECS and Makaton as well as teacher training, which makes this an amazing opportunity for those considering a career in teaching.


The Ideal SEND Teaching Assistant: 

  • Experience working with students with SEND (ASC, Complex Needs and some challenging behaviour)
  • Able to work in a team and cooperate well with other members of staff
  • Fun and engaging personality
  • Passionate about supporting students with SEND


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 hear about more roles like this across London and Essex? Is this role not quite perfect for you? Get in touch and tell me what you want in your career!

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