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Special Needs Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

Special Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

A SEN Secondary School in Lewisham is looking for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA). You will be part of an experienced team who will support your professional development. You will be supporting Mental Health with associated behaviour and communication needs; via both small groups and 1:1 therapeutic intervention.

Position details:
  • Special Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to start ASAP
  • For at least one academic year (potentially longer or permanent for right candidate)
  • Full-time (Monday-Friday)
  • Hours are 8:30am-4:00pm
The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will have:
  • At least 3 months’ experience supporting Special and Additional Needs, especially Mental Health, Behavioural and Communication needs
  • Patience, empathy and resilience
  • Great opportunity for Psychology Graduates or those with a keen interest in Psychology, Mental Health and Therapy.
Perks of working through UCM:
  • Holiday pay and Pension available
  • Free training courses provided
  • Salary review after 12 weeks
  • Continual support from our team of experienced Consultants


If this sounds like you, please apply with your CV today!


UCM Education specialises in placing teachers and support staff in schools and nurseries throughout the UK. Due to the number of applications we receive for job posts, we cannot contact all unsuccessful applicants. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    Less than 1 year

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