SEN Teaching Assistant - Outstanding School in Southwark

Education Sector:
Education Role:
Primary Classroom Support
London SE
Internal Vacancy?:
Key Stage 2
Employment Type:
Full Time
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Servoca Education
Job Ref:

We are currently recruiting a SEN TA / LSA for an outstanding primary school in London Brige to start September’18. The schools has been graded outstanding for a number of years and are also one of the top schools in the country. This lovely performing Arts primary school in the inner city borough of Southwark is looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to support a child with mild Autism from September 2018.

You will be joining a well established primary school with an excellent reputation in the London borough of London. Children at this lovely primary school is really well behaved and parents are very supportive.

You will be working alongside a very experience class teacher who would be able to assist and giving you clear guidelines.

This role will be open to experienced teaching assistants / LSA’s or a graduate happy to take on this challenge to start in September’18.

The primary schools in Southwark are mainstream and therefore have pupils with a range of different learning difficulties such as; mild to moderate Autism, learning difficulties ADHD, SEMH and Aspergers. They are recruiting staff on longterm contracts with a view to becoming a permanent member of staff, and you could be joining a primary school that offer extensive training for their support staff along with excellent facilities.

In these types of roles, you will be required to provide effective emotional, personal and social support to help develop social interaction skills. You will be a positive role model at all times and be able to support children aged 4-11 with class work including communication, language, literacy and numeracy.

To be considered for an interview you must hold a minimum of 6 months recent experience working with Special Education Needs, ideally Autism or challenging behaviour. The ideal applicant will also have formal training/ qualifications related to working with SEN. Desirable qualifications include:

* Team Teach

* Level (1 – 3) SEN Diploma

* Makaton/ PECS

* Autism Awareness Training (Any)

The right candidate will;

Have proven experience working with primary school children, ideally from a SEN background. Possess good knowledge of primary school behavioural management strategies. Previous experience with Autism, MLD and complex needs, either would be beneficial. Overall be positive, reliable and have a proactive approach to excel in a challenging environment. This is a full time role and so commitment from Monday to Friday is essential. If you feel you have the right attributes for this role, please contact me today. If you are interested, then please click ‘Apply’ and attach a copy of your CV along with full contact details. Servoca is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff will be subject to stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview. Please email your CV to

Contact Details:
Servoca Education
Tel: 0207 747 3033
Fax: 0845 0780 251
Contact: Natasja Turck

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