SEND Teaching Assistant, London, Wandsworth SW18 5TR

Closing date:

Sheringdale Primary SchoolLondon, Wandsworth SW18 5TR

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019 (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,970 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

32.5 hours per week

Term time only (38 weeks) 

We need someone to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of SEND children in Early Years and KS1 to enable them to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them and aid them to learn as effectively as possible. The pupils are well behaved and eager to learn.

The job will include: (see job description for more details)

• Motivating and encouraging the pupils as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to their needs.

• To use initiative to provide support for SEND pupils to broaden and enrich their learning.

• Establish a supportive relationship with the pupils and to monitor their response to learning activities and where appropriate modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the learning outcomes.

• Supporting the classroom teachers and other professionals with learning activities and interventions as necessary.

• To contribute to the monitoring of children’s progress. 

We need a SEND TA who:

• Is enthusiastic, reliable, has a desire to learn and a love of children.

• Is willing to learn about Special Needs or has experience.

• Wants to join a welcoming, dedicated and motivated team.

• Can provide 1:1 and small group learning support.

• Seeks to further develop their skills.

We will offer you:

• Term-time- 8:30am - 3:30pm school hours working schedule.

• Ongoing professional development and support to settle you into your new role.

• Support of a well-organised and very positive team of colleagues.

• Opportunity to make a difference in a child’s development.

• Opportunity to work at an Ofsted Outstanding Primary school.

About our school:

Sheringdale Primary is a mainstream, Ofsted outstanding, caring, community school in the heart South West London’s Southfields. The children are curious, creative and polite and the staff and families are welcoming and supportive. The Sheringdale vision is Learn Create Grow Together and children thrive in this creative and academically successful school. It is an exciting time filled with opportunities with a new build expanding the school to two form entry.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively an application pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website or from the schools website:

For further details please contact the school on the telephone number or email below.

Please apply electronically to The application form is attached.

Closing date: 20 June 2019 (at noon)

Interviews:  24 June 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Sheringdale Primary School 

Standen Road, Wandsworth SW18 5TR

Tel 02088747340


Headteacher: Sarah Jones

More about Sheringdale Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Standen Road, Southfields, London, SW18 5TR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8874 7340
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Sheringdale, a community state school, is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational primary situated in Southfields, south-west London. The school will provide 352 places for pupils aged 3-11 when fully subscribed.

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