SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 22 April 2024
Salary £95 - £105 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Remedy Education is looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant or support worker who can support children in an SEN school in South East London.

Our client is a specialist educational provision for young people with complex social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. They need an passionate Teaching Assistant or Support Worker to join them on a long-term basis to start ASAP. With the complex needs of the students, we are looking for individuals who are capable and enthusiastic to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment.

Remedy Education is looking for a dedicated and caring individual who can support children on a 1:1 basis or within small groups. Personal care may be involved.

The position is open to all experienced Teaching Assistants and support workers who have some experience in a similar role. Depending on performance the school would look at either extending the contract or offering a permanent position.


  • Location - Southwark, South East London
  • Position - SEN TA
  • Type of work - Classroom and SEN support
  • Contract or position start date - ASAP
  • Duration / Likely Duration - Full academic Year
  • Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temporary - Permanent
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay - £95 - £105 per day
  • Hours - 8:20 am - 3.30pm : Mon - Fri (term time only)


  • Previous experience in a similar setting
  • LEVEL 2 Teaching Assistant/or equivalent and above is preferable but not essential
  • GCSE Maths and English and Computer literate
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year is preferable but not essential


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references that cover at least the last two years


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Remedy Education is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register and have passed all safeguarding/vetting checks with Remedy in order to fill this vacancy. Any adult working with children and vulnerable young people are responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children and young people.

Remedy Education is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • In-house Training and Development Team