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Teaching Assistant

Reference number: SW-014357
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Jobs
  • Employer: Teaching Assistant
  • Location: London
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The Job

A remarkable opportunity awaits an enthusiastic individual to become an essential figure in shaping the educational experience of our students. We seek a candidate whose dedication to nurturing young minds aligns perfectly with our school’s mission. The driving force behind your choice of a teaching career should mirror the very essence of why we engage in this noble profession – to ignite positive change in the lives of our students. We envision this individual not merely as an employee, but as an essential member of our cohesive team. Your presence is anticipated to be a catalyst for positive change, elevating the standards of education and contributing to the holistic development of our students.

We are looking for a SEND Teaching Assistant at our school based in Bermondsey, South London. The role involves providing support to pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in various classroom settings.


  • Providing 1:1 assistance to SEND pupils during their daily routines.
  • Working with small groups of SEND pupils to support their learning and engagement.
  • Assisting pupils with their educational and personal needs as required.
  • Collaborating with classroom teachers and other staff members to create an inclusive learning environment.

There may be room to negotiate working hours to accommodate the needs of both the school and the candidate. The role has the potential to become permanent, offering stability and continuity, and opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are available, which indicate our commitment to the professional growth of all our staff members


  • Experience or qualifications in working with SEND pupils would likely be advantageous.
  • Patience, empathy, and strong communication skills are essential when working with pupils who have diverse learning needs.
  • Flexibility to adapt to different learning styles and strategies.

The deadline for applications is 12pm on 15th September 2023. Interviews will take place as soon as possible. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted soon after application. The candidate pack can be provided upon request and suitable candidates can contact us with further questions. If you wish to visit the school or speak to the Headteacher, please get in touch so that arrangements to do so can be made.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

This opportunity arrives at a pivotal juncture in the school’s journey, with exciting developments and prospects on the horizon.

To apply, send your CV to Andreia at

Date posted: 01/09/2023

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