SEND Teaching Assistant, Stockwell, London SW4

Closing date:

Allen Edwards Primary SchoolStockwell, London SW4

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Spine 10 - 14 on the NJC pay scale (£20.472 - £21,189)
Contract term: Permanent

We have a position available for a SEND Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. If you are a graduate committed to inclusive education for all children, and looking for experience to enhance your teacher training application 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 keeping 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
  • 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.

The job description and an application form are attached, but can also be obtained by emailing

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school by prior arrangement. Please call the school office on 020 7622 3985 or email

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 19th September 2018

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.

Allen Edwards Primary School

Studley Road, Stockwell, London SW4 6RP

Headteacher: Louise Robertson

Individually Strong, Collectively Stronger!

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More about Allen Edwards Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Studley Road, Larkhall Lane, Stockwell, London, SW4 6RP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7622 3985
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