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SEN Teaching Assistant

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** SEN Teaching Assistant - Waltham Forest** SEN Teaching Assistant - primary education, East London ** SEN Teaching Assistant - Autism, ASC ** SEN Teaching Assistant - Dyslexia, KS1, KS2 ** SEN Teaching Assistant - Walthamstow, Leyton, Leytonstone, Team Teach **

SEN Teaching Assistant - The School

Primary Schools in Waltham Forest recognise the value of all their staff members and treats all staff members with the upmost respect giving them training and support.They are now looking for a bubbly and energetic SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team after the Easter break in April.

The schools are situated in the heart of Walthamstow which is one the most progressive areas to work in London, providing an inclusive, caring and friendly community. It has easily accessible transport links to the rest of the city, giving you unlimited commuter freedom in and out of London

Mainstream Primary Schools in Leyton and Waltham Forest are currently looking for SEN teaching assistants who specialise in ASC, Challenging Behaviour, Makaton & PECs. These roles vary from 3-5 days a week and involve providing support to pupils with social, emotional and mental health as well as SEN.

SEN Teaching Assistant - The Role

The SEN team are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant who has experience working with either ASC, Dyslexia, Challenging Behaviour, PLD, MLD, PECs and Makaton. 

The right candidates will:

  • Have experience providing specialist support to children with SEN
  • Have experience working 1:1 and in small groups with children who have moderate to severe behavioural difficulties
  • Have experience liaising with Parents and SENCO on the child’s progress
  • Experience working with children within primary schools is desirable but not compulsory

Although a background in a school setting is desirable it is not essential, the schools will also consider candidates who come from other backgrounds:

 -Youth work   -Sports coaching   -NEET    -Drama & Art     -Criminology or Psychology Degree  

 -Core subjects: English, Maths & Science

If you have experience in some of these backgrounds Teaching Personnel can provide you with the following benefits:

  • Access to interviews at some of the most forward thinking schools in London.
  • Once you are registered you can work with our branches across the country so if you decide to move; we are there for you, wherever you may be.
  • Exclusive access to our intervention programmes, giving you opportunities to develop pupils on a one-to-one and small group basis
  • CPD opportunities that will help you develop as a teacher and make you even more attractive to prospective employers

SEN Teaching Assistant - Apply;

To apply to this advert – please use the links attached or send your CV through to For more information on the role please call the London North East Branch of Teaching Personnel on 020 7593 3071. If this sounds like the right role but the wrong location – please see our other Teaching Assistant jobs at

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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