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SEND Teaching Assistant



Salary Range – Spine point 10 – 14 (£20,472 - £21,189) Pro-Rata, term-time only- 39 weeks


One Year Fixed-Term Contract (Possibility of contract being extended beyond a year)


We have a requirement for a Teaching Assistant to work with pupils with SEND from September 2019 or earlier if possible. If you are committed to inclusive education for all children, and you have experience of working with young people please read on.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of children with a special educational need. The SEND team are a busy and supportive team committed to providing the best quality support for some of the school’s most vulnerable pupils.

In this post you will work with individuals and small groups to provide high quality learning support to pupils with special needs.  You will be expected to:

  • Work constructively with the school SENCO and multi-agency professionals
  • Work with groups of children both in and out of the classroom
  • Run interventions including speech and language or occupational therapy programmes
  • Monitor the progress of pupils and keep accurate records, in order to ensure documentation of all interventions.
  • Be able to use your initiative, work independently, motivate and inspire with a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Work calmly under pressure and have the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations.
  • Apply behaviour management policies and strategies which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.
  • Supervise groups of children at playtime and lunchtime.
  • Have the ability to relate well to children and adults, understanding their needs and being able to respond accordingly
  • Encourage pupils to interact appropriately with others and be socially responsible.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd    April 2019 (5 pm). Interviews 25th and 26th April 2019

Our school is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and to the

safeguarding of children. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Lambeth is committed to Safer Recruitment and aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.