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  • Location:

    Waltham Forest

  • Sector:

    Secondary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £18330 - £21433 per annum

  • Contact:

    Wayne McErlane

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:


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Are you a Teaching Assistant Role in an 'Good' East London School?


  • Leytonstone, Waltham Forest, East London
  • Start date ASAP.
  • Hugley popular school within the local area
  • Full time Teaching Assistant position
  • Strong Senior Leadership Team
  • Positive environment


This is a small 11-16 boy's school with a mixed 6th form. Over the past 5 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement.

This school was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted in their last inspection, commenting:

'The progress of all groups of pupils...including the most able, is strong'

'Staff....enjoy being part of the school with it's distinctive family ethos'

'The behaviour of students around the school is calm and orderly'

(Ofsted October 2018)


The school are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our Inclusion Department in new Academic Year September 2022/2023. The role will involve working alongside teachers to support students with SEN in a wide variety of subjects and providing targeted intervention programmes at lunchtime, before and after school to support students to improve the skills they need to become effective learners in the classroom and successful adults.

The school is committed to providing all staff with excellent professional development and the Inclusion department has regular training sessions which focus on developing the skills needed to ensure we are an outstanding team who continue to achieve above average outcomes for students with additional needs. This post would be equally suited to high quality candidates committed to a TA career or an ambitious graduate with an interest in building up school experience prior to teacher training.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills as well as the ability to work as part of a team and a clear empathy for 11-18 year olds. Training and/or experience in supporting students with additional learning needs such as Moderate Learning Difficulties; Global Developmental Delay; ASD; ADD/ADHD; Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties; and/or Literacy Difficulties would be essential. Experience of working with EAL students would be an advantage.

You will work 32.5 hours per week. 8.45am until 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and alternate Fridays 8.45am to 1.45pm/3.15pm - term-time only (46.6 weeks per year).

When you apply with Reeson Education, you will benefit from:

  • Professional support from our team of experienced consultants who offer guidance both pre and post placement
  • Free CPD courses and online resources.
  • Ongoing access to the best and most exclusive teaching posts in London.

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%