Skip to content

Our vacancies

Search Jobs  

SEN Teaching Assistants (2 positions) - Shaftesbury Park Primary School

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

About Us

27.5 hours per week
Event-Linked contract
To start ASAP or September 2023

Shaftesbury Park Primary School is an award-winning, Rights Respecting State School in Battersea. We are looking for a 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 Down’s Syndrome, ASD
    Have experience in implementing specific programs e.g. SALT, OT
    Knowledge of Makaton desirable

We offer

- A supportive team of staff.
- A thorough induction process.
- Access to excellent professional development.
Opportunities for further paid employment within our highly-successful Extended Day provisions for the right candidate.

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 .

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email or by post.

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: 05 June 2023 (at noon)
Interviews: From 07 June 2023 onwards

Safeguarding Notice

Shaftesbury Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, online searches, references, and where applicable, prohibition from teaching/ management checks.
As this role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020, shortlisted candidates will also be required to disclose relevant criminal history.
Equal Opportunities

Shaftesbury Park Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for all.

CVs are not accepted.

Shaftesbury Park Primary School
Ashbury Road, London
SW11 5UW
Tel: 020 7228 3652   Fax: 020 7223 0584
Headteacher: Mrs Bunmi Richards

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings below you consent to this. Read more about cookies.