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SEN Teaching Assistant

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    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £100 per day

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    Kevin Mbengi

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant (1:1 - ASD Support) Location: Deptford, South East London Year Group: Year 2

About the School:

The vibrant and inclusive primary school in Deptford, South East London, is actively seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant. This role involves providing essential 1:1 support to a high-functioning Year 2 pupil with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), offering an exceptional opportunity to contribute significantly to a young learner's educational journey.

Role Overview:

In the capacity of an SEN Teaching Assistant, the primary responsibility revolves around working closely with the Year 2 pupil. The goal is to provide tailored support to enhance engagement with learning and maintain motivation. While the pupil is high-functioning and non-violent, they benefit from assistance in initiating tasks and sustaining focus.


  • The chosen candidate will be tasked with providing dedicated one-to-one support to the Year 2 pupil with ASD. This includes assistance with daily tasks and learning activities.
  • The creation and maintenance of a positive and inclusive learning environment that fosters the pupil's independence and motivation are vital.
  • Collaboration with the class teacher and SENCo to develop and implement individualised support strategies.
  • The adaptation of learning materials and activities to suit the specific needs and learning style of the pupil.
  • The provision of regular feedback on the pupil's progress, as well as reporting any challenges or developments.
  • The encouragement of social interactions and positive peer relationships.
  • Active participation in creating a nurturing and stimulating classroom atmosphere.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of a safe and supportive learning space for the pupil.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Candidates with prior experience as SEN Teaching Assistants or experience working with children with ASD will be preferred.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting children with special educational needs is essential.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team.
  • Adaptability to customise support to the unique requirements of the pupil.
  • A genuine passion for enhancing the educational experience of children with ASD.


  • The opportunity to undertake a fulfilling role within a welcoming and inclusive school community.
  • Access to professional development and training opportunities in the field of SEN.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with skills and dedication.
  • The chance to make a positive impact on a child's educational journey.

Candidates who are caring and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants, ready to provide dedicated 1:1 support to a Year 2 pupil with ASD, are encouraged to apply. Join the school in creating a supportive and empowering learning experience in Deptford, South East London.

To apply, candidates should submit their CV and a brief cover letter outlining their passion for working with children with special educational needs, along with their availability 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%