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SEN Teaching Assistant - Shaftesbury Park Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

25 hours per week

To start as soon as possible


Shaftesbury Park is an ambitious, forward thinking, Rights Respecting School in Battersea. We are looking for an SEN teaching assistant who will be responsible, under the instruction or guidance of the class teacher, for supporting a pupil with SEN, enabling them to access learning. They will play a key role in supporting the class teacher by supporting vulnerable pupils and be committed to putting the child’s wellbeing first.

You will:


  • Enjoy working with children and be able to develop positive relationships with them.
  • Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child being supported
  • Have relevant training in supporting children with special educational needs in the classroom setting
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible with regard to other classroom work
  • Have experience working with children with ASD
  • Have experience in implementing specific programs e.g. SALT, OT

We offer:

  • A supportive team of staff.
  • A thorough induction process.
  • Access to excellent professional development.


An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. 

Or please contact our SBM Mrs Christine Imms by phone on 020 7228 3652 or email info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk .


Completed application should be returned to the school either by email - info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk​, post or fax. Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.


Closing date: 07 October 2020 (at noon)

Interviews: Commencing from 08 October 2020


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.


Shaftesbury Park Primary School

Ashbury Road, London

SW11 5UW

Tel: 020 7228 3652   Fax: 020 7223 0584

Email: info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mrs Bunmi Richards


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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