SEN PPA Teacher

Date Posted:27 May 2021
  1. SEN Teacher
  1. Long-term

SEN PPA Teacher


Tradewind are currently recruiting for an experienced SEN PPA Teacher for a Secondary school in Southwark working with children with complex Special Educational Needs. The role is part time and will start in September on a long-term basis for the rest of the academic year and will most likely become permanent for the right candidate.

The school is a complex mixed needs special secondary school situated in Camberwell, in the London Borough of Southwark. The school has 147 pupils and every pupil has a statement of Special Educational Needs. All of the pupils have severe or moderate learning disabilities (SLD/MLD) and come from a mix of Southwark Primary and Special schools. The school is oversubscribed and In addition to the teaching staff one full time and one part-time Speech and Language therapist, one day a week Occupational therapy, Family worker and a Full-time work experience coordinator. The school also have strong links with CAMHS, the School Nursing Service and with the Early Help team. This Southwark school has been commended twice for their academic excellence, is viewed as a well-connected and caring school who go the extra mile to help children achieve their personal growth. The school aims to provide a creative and stimulating learning environment, with a strong commitment to the arts.

As a SEN PPA teacher you will be working within a classroom of Complex needs in the morning and SEMH in the afternoon. This role is perfect for a qualified teacher looking to step away from planning and prepping as all lesson plans with be provided by the class teacher prior to the cover. The role is three days a week covering teachers as they take time away from the class to plan and prep.

The school is based in a central location of Camberwell, Southwark (nearest station oval) within easy reach from central London.

Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. With us, it's never 'just a job'. In return for your hard work and passion you can find real and meaningful work experience, access to some amazing benefits alongside our competitive pay, at Tradewind Recruitment SEN, we are known for remunerating our candidates better than our competitors, as well as always providing high quality service.

Essential requirements of a SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Experience supporting young people with autism or complex needs
  • Previous support work within a school or other care related experience.
  • Enthusiastic, positive and friendly approach.
  • A caring and professional manner, willing to support with the personal care of pupils.
  • Must have legal right to work in the UK.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
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  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Camberwell,Southwark or more information please contact Jade Kierans on 0207 845 5450, Opt 3, or

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