Graduate Teaching Assistant, Lewisham

  • Job Reference: 1224609698-2
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Empowering Learning
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Salary: £85.00 to £120 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Primary School in Lewisham

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Lewisham, London

Contract Type: Full Time Salary: Dependent on experience; upto 120 per day

A vibrant and inclusive primary school nestled in the heart of Lewisham. We are dedicated to providing a nurturing learning environment that fosters the growth and development of every child. Committed to inclusivity, we are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our team, focusing on supporting children with special needs, including autism.

Role Overview

As a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Special Educational Needs, you will play a crucial role in providing support to students with diverse learning needs, with a primary focus on autism. Working closely with the class teacher and SENCO, you will contribute to creating an inclusive and supportive educational environment.

Key Responsibilities

Provide one-to-one and group support to students with autism, ensuring their unique learning needs are met.

Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavior Support Plans (BSPs).

Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.

Collaborate with the teaching team, parents, and external professionals to support the holistic development of each student.


Relevant experience working with children.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational development of every child.

A commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community.

How to Apply

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs and meet the qualifications outlined above, we invite you to apply. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role to Jack Flaherty - (url removed)