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SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • East Dulwich
  • Full-time contract
  • Immediate start - July 2022

An opportunity has become available for an SEN Teaching Assistant to join a primary school in East Dulwich to support a pupil with Special Educational Needs.

The role

In this role you will be providing 1 to 1 support for a child with diagnosed autism. The child is in year 3 and requires support in class to understand and complete academic work and activities and with day to day organisation. As well as supporting the pupil in class, you will also support the child during other times in the school day and to socialise with other children. You will work closely with the class teacher and SENCO on adapting learning tasks and on progress reporting. 

The school are looking for a confident teaching assistant who ideally has previous experience supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs or Autism. This role is offered on a full-time basis until July 2023.

The school

This is a two form entry school in the heart of East Dulwich. Most notable is the school's creative approach to learning. You will join a friendly and hardworking staff, where working towards a common goal is paramount. The experienced and focused senior leadership team on hand to support all staff. The school values Continuing Professional Development and there is lots of opportunity for personal career development. Pupils are well behaved and receptive, working hard to challenge themselves, actively contributing in their lessons.

To apply for this role you must:

  • Have experience supporting pupils/young people with SEND.
  • Hold a DBS Enhanced certificate on the DBS update service or be prepared to apply for one.
  • Be able to commit to the school for the academic year.


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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