SEND Teaching Assistant - Complex Needs

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

Ref: 4743Wednesday 24 April 2024

London Borough of Newham

SEND Teaching Assistant

£90-100 Per Day PAYE

ASAP Start

Are you a kind, nurturing individual who can inspire young people with SEND?

We here at Parker Smith are currently working with a Secondary school in the London Borough of Newham who are looking for a confident and passionate SEND Teaching Assistant to work with children aged 11-18 who have a diagnosis of ASD and/or a wide range of complex needs.

The school have a fantastic team who will be able to offer you great support! This is a brilliant opportunity for a SEND Teaching Assistant looking to utilise their skills and make a difference to the lives of young people.

You will need to be resilient, able to handle yourself, have experience with challenging behaviour, empathetic to the needs of the students and be someone who is looking for a career with SEND education.

The school is a specialist SEND school that cater to students who often require personal care, exhibit severe challenging behaviour and many are non-verbal. Be aware that you will be required to support students with their personal care often.


  • You will need experience working with SLD, challenging behaviour and non-verbal students
  • Team Teach or other form of restraint training is a big asset
  • Ability to handle yourself and keep composure in testing situations
  • Looking for a career and looking to stay long term and progress up the ranks
  • Experience with PECS, LAMP, BSL is a big asset

Why work for Parker Smith?

  • We are specialists in what we do
  • We have a passion for working honestly and with integrity
  • Our ‘people before profit’ ethos means we put our candidate’s needs first
  • PAYE payments only
  • A genuine passion to help people reach their potential in their SEND career

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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