Teaching Assistant

Date Posted:16 Feb 2021
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant


This position is to cover a maternity post and there may be the opportunity of permanent employment. You will be working in a high achieving Primary school in the London Borough of Croydon.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be committed until the end of the academic year July 2021
  • Proactive, positive and adaptable.
  • High levels of Written and Spoken English. GCSE's Maths A - B grades
  • A proven track record of working with children in a mainstream school

Your main responsibility as a KS2 SEN Teaching Assistant will be to support the class Teacher with the day to day running's of the classroom. You will be supporting pupils from a variety of backgrounds, who may have a range of learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

The work can be challenging, but watching the progress of the pupils that you work with can also be extremely rewarding.

Your daily pay rate is £80.00. Your working hours 8.30am - 4.00pm

  • A friendly and well established Primary School, 2 form entry.
  • A traditional, child centred approach where children's learning and safety is paramount.
  • A school with very low staff turnover and staff that follow outstanding practice.


  • A school which prides itself on nurturing Teaching Assistants into future teachers through the school's direct and Teach first programme
  • Supportive Senior Leadership Team

This School is within walking distance from several major bus routes. There is also off street parking.

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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

To join Tradewind and be successful as a KS2 Special Needs Teaching Assistant you will need to have:

  • Educated to degree level or at least one years' experience working in a school
  • You must have the right to work in the UK
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 Years of employment history
  • British Sign Language or Makaton

To apply for the position as a KS2 SEN Teaching Assistant. Please contact Carol Grey on 0207 -845 5450 carol.grey@twrecruitment.com

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