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Learning Support Assistant - Special Needs

  • Location:

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £60 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Fateha Awwal

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    03 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:


We are currently recruiting for Experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join several Schools in Southwark on a long term basis.

The schools are looking for Teaching Assistants who are experienced at working with young people who have various Special Educational Needs such as;

  • Autism
  • Epilepsy
  • Down syndrome
  • ADHD
  • Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
  • Learning Difficulties
  • PMLD

Teaching assistants will be required to assist the teacher in the classroom and take small groups and individual students outside of the classroom on their own.

It is desirable that you have previous experience working with SEN students in a school environment, however experience with SEN students or adults in an alternative setting will be considered.

This Position Requires;

  • Strong Interpersonal Skills and the ability to build relationships quickly
  • To be patient and empathetic
  • Reliability / Commitment to the school and students
  • The ability to enthuse and engage
  • To work alongside the teacher and to work independently

Previous experience of working with young people or adults with special needs is essential

Our client would like to hold interviews immediately.

What you'll get in return * Competitive rates of pay in line with experience and qualifications/training * A personal Consultant offering advice and guidance in this specialist area * Refer a Friend scheme - £250 every time you recommend a SEND specialist * Free Child Protection and Safeguarding Training * Recognised holder of the DfE Quality Mark

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