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Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Long term

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    September 2022

1:1 Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Lewisham, South East London
  • Start date: September 2022
  • Salary: £75 - £85 per day
  • Hours: 8:30am - 3:45pm

Job Specification

We are looking for a qualified and highly skilled SEN teaching assistant for a 1:1 job within a two-form entry Primary School in Lewisham.

You will be working 1:1 with a child with autism. The child can be hyperactive and distracted, so all instructions need to be kept specific and brief. They are usually calm but can become frustrated if something irritates them.

About the school

  • Rated 'outstanding' across the board by Ofsted in their most recent inspection, including leadership & management, achievement of pupils, and behaviour & safety of pupils.
  • Located in with excellent transport links to Lewiaham
  • Academic achievements are at the forefront of how the school operates which is why assessment information is used effectively to provide additional support to pupils who could be at risk of falling behind with their learning
  • Parents speak highly of the school, how it operates and how their children thoroughly enjoy being there

The successful candidate will be somebody who possesses the following qualities/skills & experience:

  • Patient
  • Be a calming influence
  • Adaptable
  • Empathy
  • Excellent behaviour management
  • Hold a teaching assistant qualification (Example: 'Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools')
  • Have at least 3 months working 1:1 with a child with autism


  • Has a DBS on the update service or willing to apply for a new one
  • School based experience within the last 3 years
  • Experience of working with children
  • Has relevant SEND experience

Teaching Assistant Summary

The school is looking for a teaching assistant who is confident in their ability to engage with and inspire pupils to achieve their best. Candidates must be a qualified Teaching Assistant with excellent classroom practices and a love of teaching.

If you are a teaching assistant and believe you are a good match or know any primary teaching assistants who you think would be great for this school, please apply today or search Remedy Education for more information about us.