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  • Location: Croydon
  • Start date: 13 Mar 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10994581
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Leanne Wilson
  • Call: 02032 197745
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Job description
SEND Teaching assistants needed locally

We are looking for several graduate teaching assistants throughout the south London / Croydon area to work within our primary / secondary special educational needs school and/or SEND Units attached to mainstream schools. You will be mainly responsible for focusing on implementing strategies to engage pupils and encourage focus to support them along their learning journeys. You will be working 1:1 with pupils or lead small groups.

Whether you have mainstream or direct SEND experience, you simply need good interaction skills, knowledge of the UK curriculum and the ability to cater for pupils with different abilities.

Responsibilities include;

• Supporting the class teaching with class activities and tasks
• Leading booster groups for attainment of grades
• Working 1:1 with pupils to improve understanding of literacy and/or numeracy
• Observing social skills development
• Guided reading, phonics groups and SATs support
• Ensuring pupils have a safe learning environment

We have several excellent schools throughout South London that are looking for Graduate Teaching Assistants & Support Tutors.

• Salary negotiable
• Do you have child related experience but lack the experience to apply for a PGCE?
• Excellent interaction skills
• Reliable and able to communicate well with children
• Knowledge or experience of pupils who have special educational needs for example; ASD, Challenging Behaviour, PMLD or SLD.
• Available to work 5 days per week to offer consistency to the pupils


These schools have all invested fully into appointing Graduate Teaching Assistants & Tutors who are looking to pursue a career within Education and so provide an opportunity for these individuals to commit to a full time role for the remainder of the academic year, thereby gaining invaluable classroom experience.

You must be a graduate who is passionate to pursue a career in Education; you will be part of a very supportive team and able to gain some invaluable School and SEN experience. The Children require continuity, so you must be able to commit to a full time post for 5 days per week and for the remainder of this academic year.


For more details then please call us on 02089711284-Leanne Wilson to arrange an immediate trial day.
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