Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Lewisham, London
Date Posted: 24 Oct 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£80 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term

Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Lewisham, London
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Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on young lives? Do you have a desire to empower students with Special Education Needs to reach their full potential? We are thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join a thriving primary school in the vibrant London borough of Lewisham.

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Lewisham, London

Term: Term time only, January 2024 - July 2024

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Start Date: January 2024

Daily rate: £80 - £100 per day

About Us: Tradewind are an agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with primary schools in Lewisham, and we take pride in helping schools provide the best possible learning experiences for their students. Our partner school is renowned for its inclusive and supportive ethos, and they are looking for a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant to be part of their team.

Role Description: As a Special Education Needs Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that students with diverse learning needs receive the support they require to excel in their studies. Your key responsibilities will include:

· Working with individual or small groups of students with Special Education Needs

· Implementing strategies outlined in students' Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

· Providing one-on-one support to enable students to access the curriculum effectively

· Monitoring and recording student progress

· Collaborating with teachers and the SENCo to create an inclusive and nurturing learning environment


· Previous experience working as an SEN Teaching Assistant is preferred

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills

· Patience, empathy, and a genuine commitment to helping students with diverse learning needs

· A valid DBS check or the willingness to obtain one

· Knowledge of various special educational needs, e.g., autism, dyslexia, ADHD, etc., is advantageous


· Competitive daily rate: £80 - £100 per day (PAYE or Umbrella rates), based on experience

· Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students

· Supportive and welcoming school community

· Ongoing professional development and training opportunities

· Term-time working schedule for excellent work-life balance

How to Apply: If you are passionate about working with children with Special Education Needs and want to make a meaningful contribution to their education, we would love to hear from you!

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