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Graduate Special Needs Teaching Assistant Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

£65 - 75 per day + dependant on experience


Temporary | Full Time



Are you a recent GRADUATE with an interest in therapies and support for children and adolescents with special needs?

Or are you an aspiring SPECIAL NEEDS TEACHING ASSISTANT with experience supporting special educational needs?


When schools re-open children with special needs will need patient, pro-active and caring individuals ready to support and encourage their learning and development. Wellbeing and awareness of special needs including mental health, autism, disabilities and additional learning needs will be a vital focus of Special Needs Schools.

We have an exciting opportunity for graduates and aspiring special need teaching assistants starting in September 2020 in a Special Needs School in Uxbridge with video interviews being conducted due to school closures.

If you are based in Uxbridge, West Drayton, Northolt or local to these areas send your updated CV today!

As a Graduate Special Needs Assistant, you will support children 1:1 or in small groups with learning activities, therapy and overall care. You will work collaboratively alongside therapists and specialist educators learning and experiencing new rewarding challenges each day. The school looking to appoint support children aged from 7 to 19 years old and a well known within the community for the additional provisions they provide for children across Hillingdon with special needs. 

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel in SEN schools:

  • Genuine career progression opportunities with former graduate SEN teaching assistants becoming direct team members, therapy assistants, teachers and support workers
  • Weekly pay of £325 - £375 each Friday
  • Free access and subsidised courses in Mental Health, Mindfulness, Autism Awareness and Behaviour through our CPD academy  
  • A dedicated personal consultant who will support with preparation, compliance and on-going guidance once in your new role 

Graduate Special Needs Teaching Assistants are required for a September start on a full-time basis. It is a great opportunity in Uxbridge to gain invaluable experience and understanding of resources, therapies, care and approaches used to support children and young people with special needs.

All children within the school are diagnosed with a special need including autism, physical disabilities, severe learning difficulties, social difficulties and speech difficulties. Learning and therapies are delivered through short interactive and sensory activities with pupils learning in-class, outdoors and within the local community.

Due to the varying needs of pupils, successful graduate special needs teaching assistants will need to be open to working across age groups and potentially supporting with personal care. Having previous care experience is highly beneficial as some children may also need support with moving and handling.


  • Must be a graduate with a UK or UK recognised degree qualification  
  • Must be an aspiring special needs teaching assistant looking to roles in special need schools or with children with special needs
  • Must live in Uxbridge, West Drayton, Northolt or local areas
  • Must be available to start full-time in September 2020 (8:30 – 4:00pm Monday to Friday)
  • Must have a positive attitude, pro-activity and be able to learn new skills quickly  
  • Having experience in care, special need setting or personally supporting autism, physical disabilities and speech difficulties is highly beneficial but not essential
  • Must be open to on-going training and development

If you would like to be considered for this graduate special needs teaching assistant job in Uxbridge send your updated CV today!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for 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.

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