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Classroom Assistant

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  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £82 - £95 per annum

  • Contact:

    Crystal Duesbury

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

We are currently looking for experienced classroom assistants to join one of our outstanding schools in the Lewisham area. The role will involve supporting students who have profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex needs such as Autism (ASC).

Within each classroom there will be a teacher, higher level teaching assistant or nursery nurse and classroom assistants. As a classroom assistant you will support classroom teachers to support pupils in their behavioural, social and academic development and to help provide a welcoming, calm and positive environment within the school.

The role:

  • Special Education Needs (SEN) classroom assistant supporting students 4-11 years.
  • To support the students in their social, behavioural and academic development.
  • As a Teaching Assistant you will work closely with classroom teachers to ensure all safeguarding procedures are met to ensure the safety of the children is not compromised.
  • Be able to use positive reinforcement when supporting behaviour difficulties.
  • Help the child to engage in learning activities and manage their behaviour
  • Monitor and record the child's progress and report back to the teacher
  • Liaise with parents and other professionals involved in the child's care
  • Hours are typically 08:30 - 15:30/09:00 - 16:00


  • Previous experience working within an educational setting or relevant background
  • Willing to commit to full time hours and working with SEN children
  • Personal care and SEN experience is preferred but not a requirement

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%