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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Rebekkah Rice

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:


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  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Reception Class - Early Years (EYFS)

Mainstream Primary School

Start Date: ASAP

An inclusive mainstream primary school located in Shepherd's Bush are looking for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). If you have a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs and are looking for a rewarding career in education, we want to hear from you.

As a Special Needs Teaching Assistant You will work closely with our experienced teachers and SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to provide tailored support, create an inclusive learning environment, and ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities of the Special Needs Teaching Assistant:

  • Work one-on-one or in small groups with students with special educational needs, adapting teaching methods to meet their individual needs.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of lessons to support SEND students.
  • Implement and monitor Individual Education Plans (IEPs) in collaboration with the SENCO.
  • Provide emotional and behavioural support to students, promoting their well-being and positive engagement in school activities.
  • Foster a safe, inclusive, and nurturing classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or with children with special educational needs is desirable but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for working with children and helping them achieve their full potential.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience.
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding students.

Why Join Our Team:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.
  • A welcoming and inclusive school community.

How to Apply for the Special Needs Teaching Assistant:

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated, and ready to embark on a rewarding career as a special needs teaching assistant, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV below.

Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Mainstream Primary School - Shepherd's Bush - ASAP start - Full time

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%

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