SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1382374496-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: SANZA Teaching Agency
  • Location: Croydon, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description


Based in a mainstream primary school in the London Borough of Croydon

85- 95 p/day with a pay rise after 12 weeks in the role

School based experience required

September 2024 start date

About the Role

Sanza Teaching Agency is delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a welcoming and inclusive primary school in the vibrant London Borough of Croydon. We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic SEND Teaching Assistant to join our team. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of pupils with additional needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with class teachers to support the learning and development of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of tailored educational activities and interventions.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to pupils, ensuring they can access the curriculum and achieve their full potential.
  • Implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and EHCPs and support pupils in meeting their specific goals.
  • Foster a positive, inclusive, and supportive learning environment.
  • Monitor and record pupils' progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents/carers.
  • Promote independence and confidence in pupils with SEND.

About You

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their education.
  • Experienced in supporting pupils with SEND in a primary school setting.
  • Patient, empathetic, and understanding of the unique challenges faced by pupils with additional needs.
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and communicate well with teachers, parents, and other stakeholders.
  • Knowledgeable of SEND practices, strategies, and relevant legislation.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and proactive in addressing the diverse needs of pupils.


  • Experience working with children with SEND, preferably within a primary school environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to undergo one).

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive primary school.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Be part of a dedicated and passionate team making a real difference in pupils' lives.

How to Apply

If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic SEND Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding role in a supportive primary school, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV to (url removed)

Sanza Teaching Agency and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Join us in making a difference - apply today!