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Teaching Assistant - Leyton

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of a 'good 'behaviour special school in Leyton who are looking for an exceptional teaching assistant to work with a group of 7 students who have social, emotional or mental health issues; pupils come from deprived and challenging backgrounds, students exhibit very challenging behaviours and have found it difficult to cope within a mainstream school setting. The school educate pupils aged between 10-18 years old who require individualised support within a small group setting and have high expectations of pupils to reach their full potential.

Why apply?

  • Support with your professional development with CPD training
  • School is located within walking distance from local bus routes and underground routes
  • Make a difference to the lives of the most deprived children in the local community
  • Competitive rate of pay between £65- £80 per day

Job specification:

  • Good understanding and experience of how to support pupils with behavioural and emotional needs
  • Have high expectations of pupils by setting clear boundaries and making pupils accountable for their own behaviour and actions
  • Deliver both 1:1 and group support which meets learners needs
  • Able to start immediately and work full time during term time Monday - Friday 8.30am -3.30pm

To make a difference as a teaching assistant supporting challenging students in the Leyton area, please forward a cover letter and up to date CV to Nootpa on

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.

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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