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SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    Primary Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £90 - £110 per day

  • Contact:

    Keith Moyo

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    Sep 2023_1700218745

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    ASAP Start

  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

SEN TA - East London - ASAP Start

Reeson Education are currently working with an "OUTSTANDING" primary school based in Waltham Forest.

The Headmaster of this amazing primary school are looking to onboard an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join their team of support staff at the school. As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that our pupils with special educational needs receive the support they need to achieve their full potential.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for the below:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the SENCO and teaching staff to provide support and assistance to pupils with special educational needs, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of lessons and activities, ensuring that they are tailored to the individual needs of each pupil.
  • Monitor and record the progress of pupils with special educational needs, and report back to teaching staff and parents/guardians as required.
  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to pupils who require additional help with their learning.
  • Help to create a positive and inclusive learning environment for all pupils, and ensure that the school's policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Liaise with external agencies and professionals as required, such as speech and language therapists, educational psychologists and social workers.
  • Attend training sessions and meetings as required, and keep up to date with relevant legislation and guidance.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience working with pupils with special educational needs are desirable, but not essential.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, empathy and a positive attitude towards working with pupils who may have complex needs.
  • A willingness to undertake further training and professional development as required.

This is a full-time position, and the salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. If you are passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of pupils with special educational needs, and you have the skills and experience we are looking for, please apply with your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be a suitable 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.