SEN TA/ Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Smart TeachersCamden

SEN TA/ Special Needs Teaching Assistant


£65-80 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 with children. 

Contract dates 

September 2021 – August 2022 

The role

Smart Teachers are seeking to recruit a SEN TA/ Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join a prestigious independent school in Hampstead. The position starts in September and will be for the duration of the academic year, with a strong possibility of being re-employed in September 2022. The school are looking to recruit a SEN TA/ Special Needs Teaching Assistant to support a boy in Year 1 with ASD. He is academically able but requires support with maintaining focus and need someone who can be a positive role model and display the correct behaviours. The successful SEN TA/ Special Needs Teaching Assistant will need to be nurturing but also able to set clear expectations.

The school

The school is a well known and prestigious Independent school in Hampstead, Camden. The school caters for both boys and girls and class sizes are typically no larger than 18. Attainment across the school is high and behaviour is very good. The school offers impressive school grounds, with the school set in a beautiful Victorian building. Employees are entitled to a free (gourmet!) lunch everyday. The staff are committed to helping all pupils achieve their full potential and have high expectations and seek to challenge pupils at every opportunity. This a wonderful opportunity to join a sought after school, where both staff and pupils come to school with a smile on their face.


To be considered for the SEN TA/SEN 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. 

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 

• 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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 

• 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 SEN TA/SEN 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 065 7500 and quote reference DXTSENTA 30205.

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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