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• Primary SEND Teaching Assistant


Job Description:


  • Primary SEND Teaching Assistant
  • (KS1 and KS2)
  • Lambeth Special Needs school
  • Paid to scale
  • Temp to Perm contract
  • £80 - £100 per day (PAYE)

A specialist SEND school for primary aged pupils with complex needs and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join them on a full-time contract basis for the academic year.

Maybe you are looking to begin a career in Special Educational Needs?

We are currently working with a Special Needs school in South West London who have an opportunity for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join their school as soon as possible.

The Role 

In this role you will be working in a class with primary age pupils with profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). This role will involve supporting learning and development activities specifically designed for the pupils in the class and providing some care support. The college uses a sensory curriculum and there are opportunities for teaching assistants to be involved in planning and delivering creative activities.

The school are looking for a teaching assistant who is very confident and open to provide care and support to young children with this level of complex needs.

The school are open to applications from Special Needs Teaching Assistants with previous experience or care settings, or passionate and committed individuals looking to enter the sector.

The School 

This specialist primary school is for children aged 2 to 11 with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), Autism (ASD) and complex medical needs. The school provides an outstanding learning environment that meets the needs of all pupils, while empowering and inspiring them to achieve their full potential. There is an established and dedicated staff team at the school who are committed to supporting both the children and their families. You will have access to regular training and development opportunities within your role. 

If this role is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV


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

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    pay rate review after 3 months for this role.

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    10+ years

  • Career Level

    Entry Level

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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