SEN Teaching Assistant in Wandsworth, London

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: CT34410
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Job Published: about 1 month ago

SEN Teaching Assistant in Wandsworth, London

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and conscientious SEN Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team at Chelsea Hall School. As an outstanding Independent Special School for students aged 4-11 with mild to moderate, complex learning needs, we are committed to providing the best educational support possible.

Role Overview:

  • Position: SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Location: Wandsworth, London
  • Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 per year
  • Start Date: ASAP-August (Depending on vacancies)
  • Contract: Full-Time, Permanent


  • Supporting the educational, social, and emotional development of students with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored learning activities.
  • Providing one-to-one support for students with SEN to help them achieve their learning goals.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Collaborating with teachers, parents, and other professionals to support student development.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths.
  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or willingness to work towards one.
  • Prior experience working with children with SEN is desirable.
  • Understanding of the needs of students with SEN.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Additional training in areas such as Makaton, Team Teach, or Autism Awareness is preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Full-Time, Monday to Friday.
  • Work may involve physical activities such as assisting students with mobility or personal care.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We 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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