SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Smart Teachers
Up to £10,000
15 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Smart Teachers is recruiting for SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants to support pupils at a ‘Good’ school in Ealing. These positions are at a much-improved primary school in Acton, West London, which is now an extremely popular place to work. The school will require SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants to support children with SEN, either in their on-site SEN unit or within the mainstream classrooms. SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants are required across the school to support children with a range of needs including ASD.

The role
  • SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants to support children on a 1:1 basis
  • To help raise attainment and run interventions
  • Adhere strictly to school safeguarding policies, and provide equal learning opportunities for all children
  • To work closely with class teacher and SENCO
  • £70-75 per day

The school
  • Based in Acton West London â€" good links to Central line and has on site car park
  • 2 form entry primary school
  • Multi-cultural environment to work in, with strong links to the community
  • School has on site SEN unit


To be considered for the SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants position, you will:
  • Have recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks
  • Have strong communication skills, along with a strong work ethic and degree of flexibility
  • Be eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)

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. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

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.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (to commence when schools re-open, subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • 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 online EduCare training package worth £390, including 38 accredited safeguarding and duty of care online courses.
  • 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 SEN TA / Special Needs Teaching Assistants 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.

For more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact our Primary Team on .

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.