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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £95 per day

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Bacon

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Teaching Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Immediate Start
  • Waltham Forest
  • £75 - 95 p/d
  • Temp to Perm

Reeson Education are currently looking for Teaching Assistants to work within a lovely special needs school situated in the borough of Waltham Forest. This is a full time, long term position which has the potential to go permanent for the right candidate further down the line. We are looking for enthusiastic and hard working individuals who have previous experience working with PMLD, ASD, SLD, MLD, SLCN, HI and VI. If successful you will be working within an Ofsted outstanding school which has approximately 300 students.

What will be your role within the classroom?

  • Working closely with parents and reporting back on pupils' progress
  • Preparing the classroom, ready for the school day
  • Working with children on a 1:1 basis as well as in small groups
  • Providing personal care
  • Observing children's behaviour

What we will be able to offer you?

If you are interested and have no prior experience in becoming an SEN TA, we are able to offer you free CPD courses (via online courses) in order to get you prepped and ready to work within a school environment.

What does Autism mean?

Autism which is often abbreviated to ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition) could mean that individuals may have trouble with the following: Anxiety, communication, social interaction, repetitive and restrictive behaviour, varied sensitivity to certain senses such as; light, sound, taste and touch. Children with Autism may rely on different ways to communicate this maybe through PECS and Makaton.

What does PMLD mean?

Children with PMLD will have more than one disability, this could mean they may have trouble with the following: communication, hearing and visual impairments, physical disabilities, and mental health difficulties. Many individuals with profound multiple learning difficulties rely on different ways to communicate this maybe through such as PECS and Makaton.

Are you interested? Here is what you can do:

  • Send an up to date CV (including all related experience)
  • Call and ask for Charlotte

Required Skills and Expertise

  • Be an excellent, inspiring learning support assistant
  • Have a proven track record of improvement
  • Be able to creatively contribute to the development of the students and the curriculum

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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