SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: EG Wands S 2
Salary: £420 - 480 per week + CPD and PAYE (NO UMBRELLA)
Job Published: 19 days ago

SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: England, Greater London, Wandsworth

Job Type:  Full-Time 8:30-16:00 

Roles available: Immediate start/ September start

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Salary: £420 - £480 Per week

Benefits: Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and Payment as You Earn (PAYE) - No Umbrella

Job Description:

Job Duties:

  • Provide support to students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in a classroom setting
  • Assist teachers in implementing individual education plans for students with SEND
  • Help create a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Support students with personal care and mobility needs, if required
  • Monitor and record student progress and behaviour

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths
  • Relevant qualification in Special Educational Needs (SEN) or willingness to work towards one


  • Previous experience working in a similar role within an educational setting


  • Experience working with children or young adults with SEND
  • Understanding of different learning needs and strategies to support them

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies related to SEND
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • First Aid certification

Working Conditions:

  • Full-Time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Work within a school environment, assisting students with SEND
  • May involve physical tasks such as assisting with personal care or mobility

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.

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