Teaching Assistant

Dagenham, London
Date Posted: 04 Jul 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £95 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Teaching Assistant

Dagenham, London

Join Our Team: Teaching Assistant Needed!

Are you passionate about making a difference in a child's life? Do you have the creativity and compassion to support young learners? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at a primary school near Dagenham Heathway station!

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Barking & Dagenham (near Dagenham Heathway Station)

Start Date: September 2024

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work with a creative and imaginative Year 1 child with Autism. This role is perfect for someone who is patient, and eager to contribute to an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Located a short walk from Dagenham Heathway station, the primary school is easily accessible via public transport.

For this role, you will need to be available 5 days a week (Monday to Friday) between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a Year 1 child with Autism, helping them to access the curriculum and develop social skills.
  • Implement individualised learning plans and adapt teaching methods to meet the child's unique needs.
  • Use creative strategies to engage and motivate the child, fostering a love for learning.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and specialists to ensure a holistic approach to the child's development.
  • Encourage positive interactions and support the child's emotional well-being.


  • Previous experience working with children with Autism or special educational needs is preferred.
  • A creative and flexible approach to teaching.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A genuine passion for supporting young learners.

About Tradewind:

  • Supportive Environment: Our school fosters a supportive and inclusive atmosphere where both staff and students thrive.
  • CPD Opportunities: We value continuous professional development and offer a range of opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Access to National College: Benefit from free access to the National College, boasting over 2500 courses to enhance your skills and knowledge.

How to Apply:

If you feel you are suited to this role, please apply now and submit your CV, or send your CV to Elizabeth.topley@twrecruitment.com

If you are ready to inspire and be inspired, we would love to hear from you!

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