SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Wandsworth
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: EG 123
Salary: £450 - 480 per week + CPD and PAYE (NO UMBRELLA)
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant


England, Greater London, Wandsworth

Job Type:

Contract, Full-Time hours

Primary Industry:

Education and Training


£450 - £480 Per week



Job Duties:

  • Supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in the classroom
  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored educational activities
  • Providing one-to-one support to students who require additional help for students with physical disabilities
  • Helping to create a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students
  • Collaborating with other staff members and ensure engagement of non-verbal students 

Required Qualifications:

  • Recognised Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Knowledge of special educational needs and disabilities


  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths


  • Previous experience working with students with SEND
  • Experience in a classroom setting

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of different learning needs and how to support them
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Patience and empathy towards students with SEND

Preferred Qualifications:

  • First Aid certification
  • Training in behaviour management techniques
  • Health and Social Care 
  • Cache level 3
  • Manual handling

Working Conditions:

  • Work in a school setting
  • Full-time hours
  • Opportunity for professional development

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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