Teaching Assistant - Walthamstow

Are you passionate about working with young children and working within a special needs school? The school are looking for a brilliant teaching assistant to join an enthusiastic and committed team.


JDS Recruitment are currently working with an “Outstanding School” and one of the largest providers for special needs in Europe, with an international reputation in special education expertise, curriculum and resources that is reflected in its National Teaching School status.


If you are keen to hear more about this opportunity please apply now!

• Teaching Assistant (SEN/Special Needs)

• SEN (Special Needs) School (Waltham Forest)

• Long Term Contract

• ASAP Start


About the School

  • This SEN (special Needs) School is one of the largest providers of special education in Europe, with an international reputation for expertise, curriculum and training.

  • It is rated as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and is a National Teaching School.

  • In April 2014, the school became part of an Academy Trust.

  • There are three ‘schools’ each providing outstanding teaching and learning for a specific group of pupils.

  • The school also run an Outreach Service supports pupils with hearing impairment, autism, learning difficulties and complex needs in schools and early learning settings across the local authority.

  • The Research and Development Centre leads initial teacher training within the Teaching School Alliance, runs courses in SEN up to Masters level and leads training for SENCOs and middle leaders in special schools.


About the Role – Teaching Assistant (SEN/Special Needs)– SEN School, Walthamstow


The successful applicant must have experience in Early Years and previously supporting students with SEN.

  • Be passionate and about working with children

  • Understand how to build positive relationships with children

  • Proven work experience with students with special educational needs

  • Hit the ground running and are interested to take part in any extracurricular activities.

  • A creative approach is necessary.

  • Can use your own initiative and work as part of a team

  • Possess the passion to support learners with Special Educational Needs

If you would like extra information on this Teaching Assistant position, then please contact Dean at JDS Recruitment as soon as possible for a confidential discussion.


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JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS

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