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SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • 1 to 1
  • Full-time
  • ongoing contract to July 2023
  • Wandsworth

A lovely primary school in Wandsworth are looking for a dedicated learning support assistant to join them as soon as possible to support a pupil with ASD.

The role

In this role you will be working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil in year 1 with autism and communication needs. Within the classroom the child requires support to focus on tasks and communicate with others. Your role will include supporting the child during carpet sessions in learning activities in the class as well as some individual intervention sessions outside the classroom. Interventions will be based on communication, language and literacy and social skills.

The school are looking for a teaching assistant who is confident to work with a young child with autism. The child can display some challenging behaviour and at times will leave the classroom so requires a teaching assistant who is fit and active. You should have a calm and consistent approach and be able to commit to a full-time position for the rest of the academic year.

The school

This friendly and welcoming primary school is rated good by Ofsted and has high expectations of both staff and children. There is a culture of respect and honesty with a drive for pupils to become independent and responsible learners.  The school is close to Tooting Broadway underground station with excellent transport links and benefits from modern and well equipped indoor and outdoor learning spaces.

If this position is of interest, please apply with an up-to-date CV outlining your training and experience. We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.



  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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