Primary Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Location: Merton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Nursery Support | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11266024
Salary: £60 - £70 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Protocol Education are currently recruiting teaching assistants to work in an oustanding special needs primary school located in Merton. This particular school specialises in educating pupils with, diagnoses of autism, severe and profound learning disabilities, many of the pupils have additional physical disabilities, communication difficulties and complex health needs. The school upholds high standards and continually works towards improving their pupils' performances by maintaining an environment that is nurturing, empowering and supportive while at the same time setting challenges.

As a teaching assistant, your main responsibility will be to ensure pupils reach their full potential in their academic, social, creative, personal, physical and moral development. As part of the support team, your main is for all children to leave the school as confident, independent life-learners who can express themselves and their choices.

  • Managing pupils physical needs
  • Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher
  • Helping the students with their life skills

For this role, you will have:
  • Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
  • Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour
  • Happy to work one to one and small group work

If you would like to be considered for this role please submit your to

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00