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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. London
Date posted : 13/09/23
  1. Flexible Working
£90 - 100 per day

Job description

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Teaching Assistant

  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Hours: Monday – Friday (08:30 – 15:30)
  • Rate of Pay: £450-£500 per week (depending on level of experience)
  • Free training provided to help upskill you in your teaching career


Teaching Personnel are a recruiter for schools in the North London area, having been established for over 25 years.

We are currently looking to recruit three teaching assistants to work within a local 3-19 special needs school, starting immediately.

If you are somebody already employed in education looking to take a step up to a more hands on role, or somebody coming from another relevant sector looking to enter the world of education, this role may be exactly what you’re looking for!

What will the role involve?


  • Working alongside the classroom teacher, to help with their learning plans for the pupils in the class.
  • On the job training through the school, helping you better understand the schools aims and culture.
  • A real chance to contribute to the ethos of the school
  • Going and providing assistance on school trips to local recreational spots, including beach trips, shopping trips and more!
  • Providing 1:1 support to the pupils within the class. All pupils have statements in regards to their behaviour & learning difficulties (You will be working with children with Autism, ADHD & Mental Health Conditions)
  • Providing valuable feedback on the students to the class teacher and members of the senior leadership team
  • Additional development opportunities through Teaching Personnel always available, including our Team Teach training which is invaluable to furthering your development.

While we aren’t looking for anything in particular in terms of qualifications, the ideal candidate will have one or more of the following:


  • Level 2 or level 3 childcare qualification, but this isn’t essential
  • Prior experience in the care & support sector – particularly working with vulnerable adults with learning difficulties, or working with individuals with personal care requirements (peg feeding & manual handling)
  • A qualification in Psychology, Child Development or Health & Social Care
  • An interest in outdoor activities – whether this be being a part of a local football/rugby/netball team or other sport activity
  • Someone with a history of voluntary work 

If you’re interested in the above position, or simply want to know more information – please either apply or get in touch with Jack on the number below. We endeavour to reply to all applicants within 24 hours of your application!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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