Teaching Assistant

East London, London
£75 - £95 per day + Negotiable
Education and Training
Full Time

Do you have experience supporting individuals with additional needs or, are a recent graduate?

Do you have the three P’s – Patience, Positivity and Perseverance?

Keen to work in East London? Roles available now and September 2024.

Career Teachers are currently recruiting for dedicated and committed individuals to join a continuously growing Specialist Schools in the East London area.

Being an SEN teaching assistant requires a unique skill set due to the complex needs you are likely to come across. Specifically, it is important to be:

  • Patient
  • SEN pupils are likely to take longer than other pupils to understand something or complete a task.
  • Positive – It’s important that you remain positive and offer plenty of praise!
  • Perseverant
  • Most importantly, never give up on your SEN pupils. Persevere with their learning.

If you feel you have these qualities get in touch today as I am currently looking for people who are keen to make a difference in a child’s life.

The role of a SEN Teaching assistant can be the most rewarding job you have ever had.

Key Responsibilities

* To work alongside the class teacher and other members of staff to maintain a meaningful, supporting and secure learning environment.

* To deliver small group/1:1 intervention.

* To aid staff in delivering educational programmes.

* To be part of a classroom team, under the direction of the class teacher and or learning mentors.

* To participate in team meetings, reporting on pupil performance.

* To support pupils with their personal and behavioural development.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will:

* Have experience working with students with Special Educational Needs in particular EBD, SEMH or ADHD.

* The ability to demonstrate the value of education whilst keeping the pupils safe.

* Team Teach Qualification or other positive handling experience.

* An up to date Enhanced DBS, preferably on the update service.

* Is positive, dedicated and resilient – as it is a challenging role, but can be very rewarding.

* Have excellent verbal and written skills.

* Have a calm, patient and positive approach to your work and the ability to communicate well on all levels.

Your position will help to create an outstanding learning environment for pupils by providing the support they need to succeed. This is the kind of role that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and build up a portfolio of work and outstanding experience for further career development. As a Behaviour Support Worker/TA you will gain solid experience working within the SEN sector.

PLUS! A great recommend a friend scheme!!


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Benefits of working with Career Teachers

Free CPD

Access to Skills Network

Refer a friend scheme

Recognition programme

Affinity Extra – Thousands of discounts on multiple high street shops including coffee and cinemas, plus other benefits and a Health & Wellbeing portal.

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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