Alternative Provision- Teaching Assistant

Location: Waltham Forest
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: KS1 & KS4.AP IS
Salary: Market related
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Title

Alternative Provision- Teaching Assistant  

Location- Waltham Forest

Are you a confident, patient, empathetic & resilient person with a natural ability to engage with children from vulnerable backgrounds?

Protocol is looking to recruit a committed and enthusiastic  (Alternative provision)- Teaching Assistant to join our friendly school in September. The successful applicant will have an aptitude for, and commitment to safeguarding children.

Our Vision

 To encourage children and young people to engage with education and overcome potential barriers to learning. Additionally, inspire learners to make positive life choices and to provide pupils with a therapeutic education which enables them to make the most of their life chances.

The successful candidates will:

  • Support the school values and ethos
  • Be able to understand school policies, practices, and procedures
  • Have a general understanding of child development and learning
  • Be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the children
  • Be able to liaise closely with teachers, support staff and demonstrate good teamwork.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Provide 1:1 support for children with SEMH & Challenging needs 
  • Have high aspirations for all children to achieve their academic potential

We can offer:

  • An inclusive and caring ethos
  • Regular professional development
  • A happy and hardworking staff team
  • Lots of exciting and creative learning opportunities
  • London living wage
  •  Temp to Perm Opportunities
  •  Training and career development programmes at discounted prices

If you have any experience/interest in working with children or young adults with special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please send your CV to

We are committed to the safety of our pupils through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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