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SEN Graduate Teaching Assistant


Job Description:


  • SEND Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Special Needs School
  • Supporting sensory needs (Visual/Hearing)
  • September start
  • Ongoing contract

We are currently looking for a graduate teaching assistant to work in a special needs school for children with sensory needs in Wandsworth. 

The role

You will be joining a large team to support pupils with sensory needs within the primary part of the school.  There are 5 - 6 pupils in the class. All pupils are visually impaired with additional needs. You will be supporting on a 1 to 1 basis although the children you work with will rotate within the class.

The school are looking for a graduate teaching assistant who has experience supporting young children or adults with special educational needs. You must be confident and be able to engage and proactively support pupils with alternative communication methods.

Within the class you will be based in, some of the pupils demonstrate challenging behaviour and you should be confident in managing and be able to support in helping pupils to become calm.

The school

This large, and highly respected specialist SEND school is based in South West London and offers an environment where pupils from 2 - 19 years with PMLD and sensory needs can develop and explore their talents and potential.  Across their large campus the school supports pupils in specialist centres and all benefit from excellent facilities and a tremendous range of indoor and outdoor learning spaces. The school follow a holistic curriculum to allow children to have fun and achieve. There is a welcoming and committed staff team in place and you will have access to professional development and in-house training.

This role is to start in September. Please send an up to date CV to be considered for this role.


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

  • Additional Salary Info

    Temp to perm contract

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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