Southwark, London
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teacher
  1. Long-term


Southwark, London

This forward thinking and creative school are looking for an enthusiastic High-Level Teaching Assistant to join our team on a supply/ad hoc basis in the Southwark area.

Position: High-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Location: Southwark

Contract Type: Supply/Ad Hoc

Working Days: 1 to 5 days a week


As a High-Level Teaching Assistant at our school, you will play a crucial role in supporting our students with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and other Complex Needs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Classroom Coverage: Effectively covering classes in the absence of the regular teacher, ensuring a safe and productive learning environment.
  • Activity Leadership: Leading and facilitating educational and recreational activities that engage and support the students' learning and development.
  • Student Support: Providing one-on-one and small group support to students, tailoring your approach to their specific needs and abilities.
  • Collaborative Work: Collaborating with the teaching staff to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.


To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Previous experience working in an educational setting, ideally with students who have ASC, SLD, or other Complex Needs.
  • A genuine passion for working with students with special educational needs and a strong commitment to their progress and well-being.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as you will be working closely with students, their families, and colleagues.
  • A flexible schedule, with the availability to work between 1 and 5 days a week, as needed.

If you are ready to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students with complex needs and be part of a supportive and dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

How to Apply:

To apply for the High-Level Teaching Assistant position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your motivation for applying.

Note: The school name is intentionally omitted from this advertisement.

Join us in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student has the opportunity to thrive. Your dedication and passion can make a real difference!

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