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Teaching Assistant - Visually Impaired

Job description

  • Full-time and part-time hours will be considered
  • Term-time only role (39 weeks per year)
  • To start ASAP

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit Teaching Assistants for a lovely specialist provision in the borough of Wandsworth. The students you will be working with are visually impaired and may have other SEN.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching Assistant who wants to make a difference and lead a truly rewarding career, whilst receiving excellent support and training from a highly experienced team.


The school is a leading specialist provider of education for students who are visually-impaired between the ages of 2 – 19 years. The school has a huge campus with impressive indoor and outdoor facilities to ensure high quality teaching and learning. This school is an exciting and innovative place to thrive!

The school are looking for several Teaching Assistants with skills in different areas. For information on other roles at this school, please email


Supporting the learning, development and personal care of students in the secondary site

Successful candidates will have:

  • A willingness and motivation to learn and build new skills
  • Experience with SEN or in an educational setting
  • Degree educated or relevant qualifications (desirable)

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • A valid DBS certificate on the update service (we can help with this if you don’t have one)
  • 2 recent references
  • 2 proofs of address
  • The right to work in the UK/UK passport

In return for your hard work, you will receive:

  • A tailored training and induction programme upon starting (permanent positions)
  • Fantastic pay rates with opportunity to increase
  • Career progression
  • Access to many CPD online courses on Teaching Personnel’s online portal
  • Interview and trial day advice and training
  • Many more benefits for staff wellbeing

If you are interested in this position, or you are looking for similar roles, please email or apply below.

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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