Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • London
  • Salary: £65 - £75 per day + Incentives

Jordaine Straker

Sugarman Education working with a School in North London who are looking to employ passionate and enthusiastic learning support assistants.

The school I am working with is a Outstanding Primary School who are looking innovative Learning Support Assistant’s who have a real passion for working 1-1 with children with SEN.

If you are interested in furthering your career in education whether within Special Educational Needs or have ambitions of becoming a class teacher, this role is an excellent starting point and provides valuable experience. You will be working closely with the class teacher and SEN -Coordinator in ensuring the children are supported and progressing.

This successful applicant must be:

  • Passionate about complex and special educational needs
  • Comfortable working 1:1 with a pupil with learning difficulties
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs is desirable
  • An excellent and clear communicator
  • Professional
  • Patient and able to build rapport with pupils
  • Understanding and approachable
  • Someone who possesses excellent literacy and numeracy knowledge

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing children with support, both in small groups and on a 1:1 basis
  • Assisting the children with their work; in particular literacy and numeracy
  • Following the child’s IEP ensuring they work towards their targets
  • Liaising with the SENCO and other support staff on a regular basis

This position will be suitable for:

  • Graduates (ideally with Special Educational Needs experience)
  • A person who holds a child care or teaching assistant qualification – eg. CACHE Level 3
  • A person who has worked in a caring position and has transferable skills
  • An experienced Learning Support Assistant wanting a new challenge
  • Someone with a real Passion for SEN and helping others.

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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