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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 80 per day + pension + NI contribution


Temporary | Part Time



A large special school in South Croydon is looking for agency workers to cover staff absence on a regular basis, commencing after the October half term. The school caters for students aged 3-19 with severe learning difficulties, complex needs including autism, physical disabilities and sensory difficulties. It has exceptional facilities for learning and sensory development including a hydrotherapy pool, light and dark sensory rooms, soft play rooms, outdoor gardening and rebound therapy.

The school has a fantastic reputation in the local area and a huge staff team who are dedicated to the exceptional care of their students. Like any other school, they often need cover for members of staff who are off sick, have emergency appointments to attend, go on maternity, have to do jury service, need to look after their own children if they are unwell etc.

Therefore the kind of work they are offering is temporary and offered on an ad hoc basis. This kind of work would suit you if you are looking for flexible part time work 3-4 days per week.

  • You will start at 8:45am and finish at 3:30pm on the days you work – please only apply if you can commit to these start and finish times
  • Pay is from £70-£80 per day
  • Work will begin from Monday 1 November 2021
  • The school will provide training
  • As part of the role you will assist providing personal care including toileting and changing – please only apply if you are comfortable doing this as part of your job
  • The school take many people onto regular/permanent contracts from the agency. If you like working there, you can apply for a regular/permanent role later in the academic year

To find out more please apply and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

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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