Teaching Assistant

Location: Tower Hamlets
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary
Reference: JL22
Salary: £400 - 500 per week
Job Published: 2 months ago

Do you want to be part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated friendly Teachers, Therapists and Teaching Assistants helping children with social and communication difficulties to blossom and thrive?

Do you have a passion for learning, excellent inter-personal skills and are confident, enthusiastic, calm, supportive, resilient and adaptable?

What the role involves:

The Teaching Assistant role involves supporting children, assisting the class teacher and therapists, helping to maintain the learning environments and assisting with administration. You may be required to provide ad-hoc or dedicated 1:1 support to specific children and also to provide whole-class support in lessons.

We offer:

• Small class sizes and the opportunity to work 1-1 with children where possible.

• Support from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Therapy staff and Teachers.

• Continued professional development and training.

• An opportunity to pursue a career in Teaching or Therapy where applicable. 

• Great staff benefits and a friendly nurturing environment. 

The ideal candidate will have:

• Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.

• Excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) along with good reading, writing and numeracy skills.

• The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers. 

• Experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN), particularly children on the Autism Spectrum. 


This role is 36 hours per week and the employer prides themselves on being flexible in catering to all the needs of its staff.

If this role sounds like it’s suited to you please apply within immediately.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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’. We also 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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