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SEN Teaching Assistant Expiring soon

Academics Ltd

£70 - £75 per day

East London, London

Permanent | Full Time



SEN Teaching Assistant - East London

  • Are you a Teaching Assistant or have an interest in working with young people with special needs?
  • Are you a Psychology Graduate who wants to pursue a career in Child/Education Psychology?
  • Are you an aspiring Case Worker or Criminal Justice Worker, or an Aspiring Music or Art therapist? Have you been thinking about Occupational Therapy or Speech and Language Therapy?
  • Do you have prior experience of supporting students with Special Educational Need (SEN) requirements, physical needs, or disabilities?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you understand, value, and support safeguarding measures in schools?

As an SEN Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant (LSA) you will gain solid experience working within the SEN sector and will be of great value to aspiring Forensic, Clinical or Education Psychologists, as well as aspiring Youth and Criminal Justice Officers, Social Workers and Therapists.

This is the kind of role that will give you the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and build up a portfolio of work and outstanding experience for further career development.

What do schools want to see?

Schools will want to see Teaching Assistances that are positive, dedicated and resilient, as it is a challenging role, but can be very rewarding. Your position will help to create an outstanding learning environment for pupils by providing the support they need to succeed.

  • Have experience of working with children with SEN
  • Have a current up to date Enhanced DBS (preferred on the update service)
  • Have excellent verbal and written skills
  • Have a calm, patient and positive approach to your work and the ability to communicate well on all levels
  • Be confident and have a can-do attitude
  • Be committed and enthusiastic towards all areas of school life, engaging and working in partnership with staff, parents and children alike

About Academics:

Academics are a leading national education agency that specialises in the recruitment of permanent, long term and daily supply teachers and support staff. At Academics we understand that jumping into a new work environment can be a daunting task, often tedious and requires a lot of preparation. As an Academic's SEN TA you will have a dedicated consultant who will support you with your career and who will give you access to a variety of flexible opportunities, all at great rates of pay.

If you are local to East London and looking for a TA position please don't hesitate to get in touch with us on 0203 031 4863 alternatively you can email with a copy of your CV and a few lines describing your objectives for the remainder of the year and what kind of school environment you are looking to work in.

Academics are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.