SEND Teaching Assistants - Primary School

Posted 6 April by Empowering Learning

Post Title: SEND Teaching Assistants

Location: Crayford /Sidcup

Status: Temp to Perm - 39 weeks per year

Hours: 30 (9.00am -3.45pm)

Grade: BEXLEY05

Post Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: 3rd November 2017

Empowering Learning and working with a primary SEND School who are currently recruiting several teaching assistant and learning support assistant roles. The pupils have severe and complex learning difficulties. The school is based across two sites in Sidcup and Crayford and was also judged as 'good' by OFSTED in November 2015. The school is committed to pupil progress and celebrating the achievement of the individual child.

They are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and dynamic Teaching Assistants on a temp to permanent basis. Qualifications and experience is essential. Duties will include supporting the Teacher in the delivery of the curriculum and all aspects of the classroom work. It is a physical job (using slings and hoists). Teaching Assistant daily duties involve manual handling and Team Teach Techniques. You need to be conscientious, reliable and hard-working and be able to work on your own initiative as well as being able to support the team. The pupils are amazing and will give you a sense of achievement when they make progress, however small. Training will be given on many aspects.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are looking for a rewarding role in SEN Teaching and want to make difference, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV today or you can contact Hannah Ferguson on or via email

Required skills

  • SEND TA LSA HLTA SLD MLD Bexley Bexleyheath Kent Sidcup Bromley Dartford St Mary Cray

Application question

Do you want to work in SEND?

Reference: 34841486

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