1:1 Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Lambeth, London
Date Posted: 19 Apr 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £98 per day
  1. Long-term

1:1 Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Lambeth, London
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Job Title: 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant

Company: Sanza Teaching Agency, on behalf of a primary school in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Location: London Borough of Lambeth, London, UK

Position Type: Full-time, Contract

£85-£98 p/day

About Us: Sanza Teaching Agency is a reputable education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting exceptional talent with outstanding educational institutions. We are proud to represent a dynamic primary school in the vibrant London Borough of Lambeth, renowned for its commitment to providing inclusive and supportive learning environments.

Job Description: We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate 1:1 SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with a child with special educational needs, providing tailored support to facilitate their learning and development within the classroom setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one support and guidance to a child with special educational needs, ensuring their individual learning needs are met.
  • Collaborate effectively with the class teacher and SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to implement personalised learning plans and strategies.
  • Assist with the creation and adaptation of learning materials and resources to accommodate the child's specific needs and abilities.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive environment that promotes the child's social, emotional, and academic growth.
  • Monitor and record the child's progress, providing regular feedback to the teaching team and parents/carers.
  • Support the child with any personal care or mobility requirements, as necessary.


  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly in a classroom setting, is highly desirable.
  • A compassionate and patient approach, with a genuine commitment to supporting the individual needs of each child.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents, and external professionals.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs, such as a Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, would be advantageous.
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to adapt to the changing needs of the child and the school environment.


  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.
  • Ongoing support and professional development opportunities.
  • Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience.
  • Access to a vibrant and supportive school community, dedicated to promoting inclusive education and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a positive impact and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV to chloe.evans@sanzateaching.com

Sanza Teaching Agency is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified individuals. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Join our team and play a pivotal role in empowering children with special educational needs to reach their full potential!

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