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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are currently working with an excellent special needs school in the London Borough of Camden.

They have 260 pupils aged 2 to 19 who are identified with complex needs. The school provision is focused on recognising the potential of each individual pupil. They are committed to providing an outstanding standard of education through meaningful research which informs our teaching and learning approaches.

The school is focused on positive relationships, and embraces a multi-agency provision which places the pupil and their family at the core of everything we aim to do. Positive attitude and effective communication which enables teamwork is fundamental. We are a Teaching School, and can offer you a school community which is committed to research, innovation, professional development, and supportive of pathways into the teaching profession.

Teaching Assistants are fundamental to the holistic progress our pupils achieve. We require experience and confidence in supporting learners with complex communication needs, who may be pre-verbal or non-verbal.

Experience with complex needs in Early Years, Primary, and/or Secondary Special Needs Provisions will be valuable to support our philosophies towards learning.

Essential Requirements:

• Knowledge and understanding of special educational needs through experience in the classroom.

• Knowledge and understanding of special educational needs through completion of relevant courses and training, demonstrating a commitment to continued professional development and learning (CPDL).

• Positive attitude and positive behaviour management philosophies

• Qualifications at Level 2 in literacy and numeracy

Desirable: • Experience with research related to special educational needs

If you are interested in this role please apply with your up to date CV or email it to

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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