Teaching Assistant

Lambeth, London
£85 - £90 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Teaching Assistant role available at a Mainstream Primary School in Lambeth.

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join the team at a Primary School based close to Clapham.

This role will see you providing support to a child in Key Stage 2, who has Special Educational Needs. You will be working closely with the child to support them with their learning.

In order to be successful, you will need to be firm, but have a calm manner. Ideally, you will have experience and training in working with children with Autism.

In addition, you will be good at forming relationships, as it will be important for you to build a nurturing and supportive relationship with the child. You will be able to adapt the day in line with the changing needs of the child, and to try different approaches to give them the best possible chance of achieving their potential.

  • ASAP start
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • 8:30am to 4pm
  • Pay between £85 and £95 per day, depending on experience

The school offer a supportive working environment, with an approachable leadership team. You will be an important part of the Teaching Assistant team, supported by the SENDCo.

Due to the nature of this role, the school are looking for a Teaching Assistant who is able to be committed to the role, and able to form a strong relationship with the children in order to best support them with their learning. Disruption can be challenging for children who have SEND, so consistency will be key. You will need to be available to commit to this position for at least 1 full school term, until July 2024. There is also potential for this role to continue beyond this date.

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please submit your CV.

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All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Benefits of working with Career Teachers

Free CPD

Access to Skills Network

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These benefits are applicable to those who are working with Career Teachers. You will gain access to the Affinity Extra this portal once you start working with us.


Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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