Teaching Assistant

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LocationMerton, London
Salary£80-85 per day
Closing date18/09/2021
Ref KFMertonSEN
HoursFull-time, Monday to Friday, between 08:30-16:30 hrs
ContractLong Term
Graduate | Long Term | Teaching Assistant (SEN / General)

SEN Teaching Assistant | Psychology or Creative Arts Graduates Required | Merton


The Head Teacher of an ‘Outstanding’ SEN school in the London borough of Merton is looking to recruit a graduate to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant for a September 2021 start.


The Head Teacher is looking for a Psychology or a Creative Arts (Drama, Music, Art) graduate who has good knowledge – practical or theoretical - around SEN, Autism in particular, and is now keen to further develop their skillset within a SEN school environment.


The graduate SEN Teaching Assistant will be working across either KS1 or KS2 (Primary) supporting a variety of Special Educational Needs (SEN) from Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD, PMLD, Speech & Language difficulties and various additional complex needs.


You will be provided with additional training along the way, support from all staff and the possibility of shadowing a range of onsite, full-time therapists.


Does this sound like the SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity for you? If so, please read on below to find out further information!



  • SEN Teaching Assistant – Graduates required
  • Supporting a variety of SEN: Autism (ASD/ASC), ADHD, Dyslexia and Behaviour Difficulties
  • Supporting their learning and understanding how to communicate with children with different needs
  • Working alongside a range of therapists & professionals
  • September Start – Full Time & Long – Term
  • £80 - £85 per day
  • Located in the London borough of Merton



  • Empathetic and caring graduate with lots of patience

-Must be a graduate – Psychology or Creative Arts tend work well in this role

  • Prior child related experience – ideally with children with SEN, would be of interest
  • Welcoming of a challenge and additional SEN training



  • A brilliant state-of-the-art SEN school
  • Supportive SLT and colleagues
  • Excellent local High Street close by
  • Located in the Borough of Merton


If you are interested in this SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity in Merton, trial days can be arranged immediately!!


Apply for this SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity by sending your CV to Kelvin at Clarus Education. You will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted)!


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SEN Teaching Assistant | Psychology or Creative Arts Graduates Required | Merton