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Teaching Assistant

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    Permanent Contracts

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    £16000 - £17000 per annum

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    Rahul Bahal

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    about 1 month ago

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Teaching Assistant

  • September start
  • Full time, permanent Teaching Assistant post
  • Training to become a qualified Speech & Language Therapist provided

Teaching Assistant needed in a 'Outstanding' school in South East London.

A Degree/Diploma in Speech and Language Therapy which is recognised by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, is preferred for this Teaching Assistant role.

Being registered with the Health and Care Professions Council is also desirable for this Teaching Assistant role.

Membership to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists would be advantageous for this Teaching Assistant position.

You will need experience/knowledge of supporting children with ASD, ADHD, PDA and Severe Language Disorders to be able to carry out duties effectively as a Teaching Assistant.

Some elements of this Teaching Assistant role will require you to support children who face social issues and come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In addition to all the above, confidence of using SCERTS, TEACCH and PECS/Makaton would be beneficial for this Teaching Assistant post.

Team Teach and Manual Handling training would also strengthen your application for this opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant.

The salary for this Teaching Assistant position will be between £16000 to £17000, depending on the qualifications and experiences of each candidate.

The School

A mixed Secondary school for pupils aged 11 - 18, considered one of the best schools in London.

Ofsted rated the school as 'Outstanding' since 2014 and it has maintained this for the last 6 years.

Results and other contributing factors have put the school in the top 15% of schools across the country.

There is a heavy focus on the personal development of pupils, and they are offered a broad curriculum.

Clubs are also a key part of school life and all KS3 students are expected to attend at least one hour of extracurricular activities a week.


Applications are welcome from you if you are a Teaching Assistant at any stage in your career, including if you are a British trained Teaching Assistant or overseas trained Teaching Assistant.

You are more than welcome to apply for this Teaching Assistant position if you are a graduate Teaching Assistant or experienced Teaching Assistant.

However, you must have some experience/knowledge of Speech & Language Therapy and supporting Primary/Secondary school age pupils

All Teaching Assistant applicants must have the following in order to be considered for this position as a Teaching Assistant:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Experience of supporting children in Primary or Secondary schools
  • Knowledge/skills to support children with Speech & Language Needs

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity in education and training as a Teaching Assistant, then please apply via the link below and send your CV to Rahul at REESON Education as soon as possible.

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.

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