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Teaching Assistant required for SEN School in Croydon

Job description

A Teaching Assistant is required for an SEN School located in Croydon. The school specialises in a mixture of complex needs, such as Autism, SEMH, and MLD for Primary and Secondary aged pupils. The school population is 50 pupils in total, with approximately 7 pupils per class.

As an assistant you will be required to work on a one to one basis with a pupil, establishing a level of trust with them in order to support them, both academically and emotionally. There will be instances where you will have to engage in group support with pupils, however, there will be a teacher and other teaching assistants in every class.

You must be available full time from September.

The school day starts at 8:45am and finishes at 3:20pm. The pay rate starts at £60 a day.

In order to be considered for the role you will be required to have the following:

  • A naturally caring and supportive nature.
  • Experience working with children, particularly supporting primary or secondary children with SEN.
  • Immediate, full time, availability.
  • A DBS on the updated service, or be willing to complete one asap.
  • Have completed training relevant to this position (first aid, moving and handling, safeguarding, Makaton, PECS is desirable but not essential).
  • Can provide excellent references from previous employment.

What Teaching Personnel Offer:

  • Excellent pay rates
  • Weekly pay rate
  • No hidden fees via umbrella or pay roll companies
  • Pension and NI contributions
  • Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area
  • Dedicated Personal Consultant
  • Loyalty Rewards Scheme

Performing well in this role offers the possibility of securing a permanent position with the school.

If you have the right skills and experience to work as an SEN TA, please get in touch with Fatjona at or call 02075933070

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.

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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