SEND Teaching Assistant
Central London, South London
Posted 1 year ago

SEN Teaching Assistant – September Start – Full-Time – Temp to Perm Contract – £90 – £100 per day – Croydon

  • Start: September 2023
  • Hours: Full-time (Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4:00pm)
  • Contract: Temp to perm
  • Role: SEN Teaching Assistant with some minibus driving responsibilities (training can be provided)
  • Location: Croydon
  • Pay: £90 – £100 per day


If you are looking for an incredibly rewarding career, working in a friendly, independent school which offers unbeatable training and progression opportunities, I’d like to hear from you!


Why work for us?

  • Training provided by qualified nurses and therapists for PEG feeding, manual handling, hoisting and personal care upon induction
  • Excellent career progression – fantastic opportunities if you’re considering a career in nursing, speech and language therapy, music therapy, hydrotherapy or occupational therapy
  • Optional Saturday work for extra pay
  • Term-time only role, enjoy holidays off for excellent work-life balance
  • Small, independent and welcoming school with a very low turnover of staff
  • Incredibly rewarding role – charity-funded school. You’d be giving back to the community whilst working in a meaningful career, earning money and gaining unbeatable training and experience


What are we looking for?

  • Experience working with children or adults with Special Educational Needs, ideally Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and Complex Medical Needs
  • Applicants with a background in Nursing, Care, Support Work and Special Education are encouraged to apply
  • Experience with PEG feeding, manual handling, hoisting, personal care, epilepsy and first aid would be beneficial
  • A compassionate, dedicated and reliable individual who is looking to progress their career working with young people with SEND
  • A D1 license is preferable, although the school are happy to fund the short course to gain this. A full clean driving license is essential and confidence to drive a small minibus (up to 3 wheelchairs and support staff)


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a full up-to-date CV. If shortlisted, you will be contacted for an initial phone interview, before a formal interview at the school.


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£90 - £100 per day

Year group

Nursery / Reception / KS1 / KS2 / KS3 / KS4 / KS5 / SEND

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