SEND Teaching Assistant - Merton

Location: Merton
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: Merton2024
Salary: £85 - 90 per day
Job Published: 14 days ago

Protocol Education are currently recruiting teaching assistants to work in an outstanding school in Mitcham. This school offers teachings assistants the opportunity to work all ages such as early years, primary and secondary students and will provide training throughout the role. This particular school are looking for individuals who enjoy working with children of all ages, comfortable working with special needs and are passionate about making a positive impact in students learning and development. No experience is required, but commitment, passion and dedication are key attributes the school are looking for. As a teaching assistant you will be working in small class sizes of 6 - 8 students per class where you will follow a set curriculum developing speech & language, teach vocabulary and comprehension through visual resources, support students in cores subjects such as numeracy and literacy and assist in creative lessons such as art, music, cooking and sensory play. 

The role: 

  • Monday to Friday
  • A yearlong role, offering flexibility
  • Working with special needs such as autism, speech & language and learning difficulties
  • Working with students in a set class of 6 - 8 students per class
  • Developing students’ communication and social awareness
  • Opportunity to develop students learning on a one-to-one basis
  • Assisting in key subjects such as tailored numeracy & literacy
  • Supporting students in creative lessons such as art, music, and cooking


  • Experienced consultant
  • Free training to support you in your role
  • No umbrella companies
  • Competitive pay

To be considered for to this role please submit your application ASAP whilst roles last. Alternatively, you can email your CV to

All applications will be considered, and all suitable applications will be contacted within 24hrs. 

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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