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SEN Teaching Assistants required in Wandsworth

Job description

Two schools based in Wandsworth and Morden that cater for young people on the autistic spectrum and with profound and multiple learning difficulties need staff for immediate start.

Are you available for either day to day or full time work?

One is a secondary that has opportunities for Teaching Assistants for either day to day cover or full time work. The school caters for a mixture of complex needs and mild to severe autism, with classes holding up to 10 students, a teacher and up to 3 other TAs.

The other is a primary school that is autism specific. Both schools are looking for people with following the experience and knowledge

  • Are able to support ASC, including some with challenging behaviour
  • Can provide personal care where necessary, for students with PMLD
  • Have experience of supporting children with SEN either in primary or secondary
  • Can provide excellent references from previous employment
  • Have a DBS on the update service, or be willing to complete a new application asap
  • Hold a level 3 qualification relating to working with children (desirable but not essential)


  • Training for all staff accredited by the DfE
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Teacher training for aspiring support staff
  • The chance to make a real differences in the lives of young people with SEN
  • A supportive senior leadership and working environment.

Teaching Personnel has been operating in the UK for over 20 years and we are committed to improving the quality of our staff. We can offer training courses that are either free or at a reduced cost, and a dedicated consultant will liaise with you regularly to ensure you are happy in your position.

If you would like to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant, get in touch to register with Teaching Personnel by contacting Fatima in the London Bridge office on 0207 593 3070 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

Teaching Personnel 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. Full assistance provided.

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