Male Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Smart TeachersMorden

Male Special Needs Teaching Assistant   

Morden, Greater London

£70-80 per day PAYE 

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are to have recent experience working in a UK school or supporting young people. 

Contract dates 

ASAP – July 2021 

The role

Smart Teachers are seeking to recruit a Male Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join an inspiring Special Needs School in South West London. The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will work in a KS4 class, supporting a pupil with ASD. The pupil is described as friendly and ‘a delight to work with’. Successful candidates will work closely with the class teacher and other LSA’s to provide tailored support for the pupil, both academically and socially. They must have the ability to follow instruction but also be able to use their initiative. Male applicants required due to the student’s individual requirements. 

The school

Graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, the school caters for children with a range of special needs including ASD and PMLD. Split over two sites, the role is situated at the Upper site which caters for pupils aged 11-18. The schools is well resourced with an onsite hydro pool and sensory rooms. The school is located in Morden, South West London and has good links to the Northern line as well at St Helier’s over ground station. This is a great opportunity to join a tight knit team of teachers and LSA’s, who work together to provide a learning environment that is nurturing and stimulating for all pupils. The role is for the duration of the academic year, with the possibility of being re-employed from September 2021. 


To be considered for the Male Special Needs Teaching Assistant position, you will:

• Hold an enhanced DBS 

• Have previous experience working with children in the UK in the past 2 years 

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer 

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: 

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package. 

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a Male Special Needs Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact our Primary Team on 0207 0657500, quoting the reference DXTSENTA9273.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call. 


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