Teaching Assistant - Woodford Green

*Teaching Assistant - Mon-Fri (full-time)

* ASAP Start

*Excellent rates of pay

*SEN School

*Location: Woodford Green

*Nearest stations (Woodford, Chigwell or Roding Valley all on the central line)

About the school

  • Special school offering day provision for pupils aged 5 to 19 with a wide range of needs including moderate to severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with associated speech, language and communication difficulties.

  • The school also have a partnership with a College and provide a 19-25 provision for those students who are not quite ready for mainstream college.

  • The school offer a curriculum that is varied and challenging and as students’ progress through the school many achieve accreditation through AQA awards, OCR, Asdan and BTEC where this is appropriate.


  • This post would suit a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant with experience of supporting students with special educational needs, including Autism and Mental Health.

  • Resilient enough to support students who can show distressed behaviours and can demonstrate at times (hitting, kicking, etc).

  • Understanding and experience of USE of PECS or Makaton

If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant role or any other opportunities, please get in contact now! Email your CV to Dean at JDS Recruitment. Do you know an Teaching Assistant looking for work? Refer us their details to us and you could be eligible for our refer a friend scheme.

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.

Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.