SEN Teaching Assistant

Smart TeachersCroydon

SEN Teaching Assistants


Salary is £70-£80 Per day PAYE. Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications). To be considered candidates must hold a minimum Level 3 in childcare.

Supply / Short Term / Long Term Contract

The role

Smart Teachers is recruiting SEN Teaching Assistants to work in a range of schools across the London borough of Croydon.

Smart Teachers is recruiting for an enthusiastic and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to work with various schools Croydon. The successful teaching assistants will have the option of both long-term work (for the duration of the academic year at the same school) and shorter-term work (ad hoc/block bookings at a variety of schools). Positions across EYFS, KS1 and KS2 will be available.

The school

Smart Teachers work with a range of schools in the London borough of Croydon. These include LEA schools, faith schools, Independent schools and SEN schools.


To be considered for a SEN Teaching Assistant position, you will:

• Minimum Level 3 qualification

• Proven experience working in primary schools

• Experience working with SEN students (e.g. ASD, Global Delay, Challenging behaviours)

• Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)

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. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

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 (to commence when schools re-open, 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 online EduCare training package worth £390, including 38 accredited safeguarding and duty of care online courses.

• 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 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 division on 0207 065 7500 quoting Job reference RXH CroydonSENTA2312.

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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