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SEN Teaching Assistant (COVID support)

Job description

We are looking for medically trained staff to work in a special school in Ealing supporting with COVID tests and SEN assistant requirements in class. To keep special schools open for the most vulnerable children during the lockdown they are seeking staff with either full-time and a minimum of 3 weekday availability. The school is near Greenford and Sudbury Hill and to reduce potential of transmission we are looking for local staff. 

The successful applicants will be required to assist with administering COVID tests during the day and supporting SEN children in attendance. Confidence working additionally as a SEN TA across autism, severe learning difficulties and medical needs classes will be essential.

Location: Ealing

Role: Staff to support with COVID tests and SEN assistance in class

Duration:  25th Jan 2021 - March 2021 (dependant on lockdown duration)

Hours: 8:30 - 4:00pm daily

Pay rate: GBP65-75 per day (negotiable dependant on medical training and experience)


  • Medical or SEN training and/or experience in the UK
  • Confidence administering medication and supporting with care
  • Experience particularly with autism, medical needs and severe learning difficulties 
  • Open to supporting children with SEN 1:1 in classrooms
  • The ability to work collaboratively and pro-actively

We are encouraging applicants with the following experience:

  • SEN units or departments
  • Special Schools
  • Hospitals or Hospital Schools
  • Care
  • Pupil Referral Units
  • Makaton, PECS, TEACCH, sensory learning and/or resources
  • Team Teach or Positive Behaviour Support
  • EHCP (Education Health Care Plans)
  • ILP (Individual Learning Plans)

Send your updated CV today. Only those with relevant experience will be considered for this role.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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