SEND Primary Teaching Assistants - Merton

Location: Merton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PLS2024
Salary: £83.85 - 90.00 per day
Job Published: 15 days ago

Protocol education are currently recruiting primary teaching assistants to work in an outstanding special needs school in Merton to start ASAP. This outstanding special needs school are currently recruiting teaching assistants with or without experience who are comfortable working with special needs, but more importantly people who enjoy working with children and assisting with the learning and social development. This particular school provide tailored curriculum to primary students with special needs that include autism, speech & language difficulties, physical disabilities and complex needs. As a teaching assistant you will be supporting students in lessons such as music, interactive stories, art, P.E, swimming, cooking, sensory play, outdoor activities. You will be required to work as part of a team, support  students on a one to basis, differentiate work to help students understand the task and manage sensory difficulties. This role is a long term role working Monday to Friday. 

The role: 

  • Working Monday to Thursday - 08:30 - 15:45 & Friday 8:30 - 15:30
  • Working with primary students from 5 - 11 years old
  • Supporting students with special needs such as autism, speech and language difficulties, physical disabilities and complex needs
  • Working one to one with students, focusing on social skills, numeracy & literacy 
  • Developing communication & speech & language through visual resources
  • Working in a small class from 6 - 8 students per class
  • Supporting the class teacher and working as a team


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • No umbrella companies, no hidden deductions
  • Experienced consultant 
  • Local work
  • Free training

If you would like to be considered for this role please submit your application with an up to date CV. Alternatively if it's easier please email your CV to

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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