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SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Merton, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education, Special Education Needs

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  • Contact:

    Natalie Abel

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    long term

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  • Startdate:

    october 2019

Remedy Education are seeking a Primary Teaching Assistant to work as part of the Learning Support Team in supporting and including students with learning difficulties/disabilities within the classroom.

The school is based in Merton and is for an immediate start.


  • To develop an understanding of the special educational needs of the student/s concerned.
  • To take into account the student/s' special needs and ensure their access to the lesson and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, equipment and materials.
  • To build and maintain successful relationships
  • To help promote independent learning.
  • To assist students with physical needs.
  • To help students record work in an appropriate way.
  • To help keep the students on task and to build motivation.
  • To have formal and informal meetings with teachers to contribute to planning lessons / activities.
  • To prepare materials and resources.
  • To support the teacher in implementing specific teaching programmes.
  • To supervise practical tasks.
  • To carry out structured classroom assessment/ observation and feedback outcomes.
  • To be involved in keeping records and evaluating identified students' progress.
  • To work as part of the team in relation to individual students, liaising, advising and consulting where appropriate.
  • To support implementation of school policies and procedures, including those relating to confidentiality and behaviour.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, a passion for education, a professional attitude, will be punctual and reliable. Have the ability to get the best out of children, a sense of humour, adaptability, able to work autonomously and as part of a team, ability to build good working relationships with a range of colleagues and have the ability to work calmly and with patience.

If you which to apply for this position then please send your CV for the attention of Natalie at Remedy Education

Remedy Education is a Quality Mark agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the CRB

Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.