Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Smart TeachersEaling

Special Needs Teaching Assistant


£70-75  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 date:  May 2021– May 2022 

The role

Smart Teachers are seeking to recruit a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work in the SEN provision of a reputable, mainstream primary school in Ealing. The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will work alongside a team of experienced SEN educators to support pupils with ASD in KS2. Successful candidates will support both individuals and small groups. Class sizes are smaller than average with 8 pupils per class. Previous experience of working with ASD is desirable. The post is a maternity contract and will run until May 2022. 

The school

Graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted, the school is two form entry and caters for children from a wide range of different ethnic backgrounds and academic abilities. The school has a state of the art SEN provision, catering for pupils with ASD.  The school has created a community feel and welcomes active parental involvement. The school is located in West London and has good links to the Central line and has an onsite car park. This is a great opportunity to join a tight knit team, who have worked tirelessly to create an environment where children have a thirst for knowledge. The role is a maternity cover and will be for 12 months from May 2022, with the possibility of re-employment beyond that point. 


To be considered for the 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 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 065 7500 and quote reference DXTARP TA 33209.

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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