School image

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SENTA)

North West London Independent SchoolEaling

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Salary: £18,000 to £21,000 per annum

Location:  North West London Independent School, East Acton, W3 7DD

Contract: Permanent, Term time only

An inspiring opportunity to take your career to the next level and help shape the lives of our most vulnerable young people.

The Complete Education Solution (TCES)

TCES is an independent provider of specialist education based in London supporting exceptional neurodiverse children and young people aged 7 to 19 who have special educational needs and disabilities typically associated with autism, social emotional and mental health needs and associated disorders. Most of them will have experienced multiple placement breakdowns and significant trauma, often resulting in behaviour that challenges. On average pupils will have been excluded from other provisions up to three times before reaching us and had significant periods out of education. 

TCES pupils learn at one of our four schools or within our Home Learning service; Create Learning and Create Learning Primary support our most complex and vulnerable pupils, with TCES East London and TCES North West London supporting those who are able to access learning within a school environment. When they are ready, we aim for pupils to step down from Create into one of our main schools.

TCES North West London Independent School is an Ofsted Outstanding rated day school specialising in Leadership and the Arts, with all pupils encouraged to find and express their creativity and supported to achieve awards alongside traditional subjects.


The Role - SEN Teaching Assistant

We are seeking passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistants with a genuine commitment to supporting pupils achieve positive outcomes in their education.

Essential requirements to be successful in the role are:

  • Hold Literacy and Numeracy qualifications at level two or above (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Experience of direct working with young people with ASC and/or SEMH.
  • Experience of engaging pupils with learning, through effective communication and full understanding of a pupil’s needs.
  • Be a positive role model.
  • A flexible, ‘can do’ attitude.

In return we offer:

  • Competitive salary and terms and conditions.
  • An opportunity to join a leading provider of specialist education in one of the most rewarding sectors whilst directly contributing to the positive outcomes for pupils with SEMH and ASC.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to develop your career, including the opportunity to undertake new qualifications in Therapeutic Education and Group Process.
  • A range of employee support and wellbeing benefits including our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), counselling and contributions towards medical costs and an exclusive rewards platform.


Closing date 8 August 2021


To apply

Please complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to recruitment@tces.org.uk.

TCES is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to all relevant checks such as references, medical clearance and a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.


Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.