SEN Teaching Assistant - Tower Hamlets

East London, London
Date Posted:28 Jun 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant - Tower Hamlets

East London, London
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

An Outstanding, Independent School in the heart of East London is recruiting SEN Teaching Assistants for September, are you a dedicated and versatile SEN Teaching Assistant who is patient, calm and committed?

Do you have recent experience of supporting children on the Autistic Spectrum or other learning difficulties in a Primary School? If so, Tradewind Recruitment wants to hear from you!

This coveted role commences in September and the school is offering long-term pay rates of between £70 - £90 a day, depending on experience.

This non-selective and inclusive independent school is a co-educational day school for primary aged pupils set in large grounds near Victoria Park. Parents are invested in their children's learning and behaviour is excellent. There is a higher than normal adult to child ratio and class sizes are smaller than average. The school was established in 1948 and has grown from a one -form to a successful three-form entry school. There is a state of the art performance studio.

As the successful SEN Teaching Assistant, you will have good knowledge of the primary curriculum and have confidence supporting children with a variety of special educational needs. You will support the teacher to ensure that high standards of behaviour, appearance and punctuality, and a purposeful attitude to work are met. At all times, you will be expected to uphold the good name of the school and maintain confidentiality.

The school are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants who possess the following qualities:

Recent experience of supporting children with special educational needs in a primary school
Sound knowledge and understanding of the British UK curriculum
Great inter-personal skills
Team player
Good written and spoken English

Benefits of working at this school

Independent school with small class sizes
Three-From entry school
Friendly and welcoming environment
Free lunch
Longer school holidays


The school is located in the heart of Tower Hamlets, close to Westfield Stratford City and Victoria Park. Transport links are excellent and there is a large school carpark.

Why Tradewind Recruitment?

Over 20 years of specialist education recruitment expertise.
Flexibility on permanent, long term and daily bookings
More accredited CPD courses than any other education company including Team -Teach, Safeguarding and support with the UK Curriculum.
Assistance with lesson planning- personalised one to one support with our trainer
Great Referral Scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100

Job Requirements

Hold QTS status or equivalent Music teaching qualification
Overseas Trained Teachers will be considered if you have a comparable qualification with a UK teaching qualification and you can comply with the other points
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you are interested in this teaching role, and want to teach in a vibrant, dynamic and forward -thinking Independent school, then please submit a copy of your CV ASAP to or please contact Yolanda at Tradewind on 02078455450 ext. 1. to discuss your application in more detail.

'No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.'

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