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Nursery Assistant

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    SEN Support

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    Long-Term Contracts

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    £13.15 - £16 per hour

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    Carl Cooper

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    14 days ago

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Part-Time Teaching Assistant - Nursery School (Putney, SW15)

Location: Putney, London (SW15)
School: Nursery School
Position: Part-Time Special Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)
Schedule: 3 Days per Week (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday)
Start Date: ASAP and September Opportunities Available
Role: Support for Children in Nursery

About the Role:

Are you passionate about supporting young children with special educational needs at a Nursery age? We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and nurturing nursery school in Putney. This part-time position involves providing targeted support for children with special needs, helping them thrive in a safe and stimulating environment. Opportunities are available for an immediate start as well as for the new academic year in September.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to young children with special educational needs in a nursery setting.
  • Work closely with the nursery team to create an inclusive environment where each child can flourish.
  • Assist in developing and implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs) tailored to each child's specific needs.
  • Support the children in daily activities, encouraging social interaction and engagement.
  • Use a variety of strategies and resources to support children's learning and development.
  • Monitor and record progress, providing feedback to the nursery team and parents.
  • Promote positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Assist with personal care needs as required.
  • Participate in training and development to enhance your skills in supporting children with SEN.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Essential:

    • Previous experience working with young children, particularly those with special educational needs.
    • Understanding of child development and the ability to implement age-appropriate activities.
    • Patience, empathy, and a passion for working with young children.
    • Excellent communication skills with children, parents, and colleagues.
    • Flexibility and a proactive approach to supporting children's individual needs.
  • Desirable:

    • Relevant qualifications such as a Level 2/3 Early Years Practitioner or Teaching Assistant qualification.
    • Experience working with specific needs such as speech and language delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or developmental delays.
    • Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and its application in a nursery setting.


  • Competitive hourly rate based on experience and qualifications.
  • Flexible working hours (3 days per week) with potential for additional days if desired.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive and welcoming nursery team.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young children.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the early lives of children with special needs, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role

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%