Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant
Location: East London
Salary: £70 to £90 per day
Starts: ASAP
Contract: Temp to perm

GSL Education are seeking Youth Workers and Teaching Assistants for some of our mainstream Schools across East London, working with 11 – 16 years old in a 1:1 or group capacity.

Full time positions available

We are encouraging applicants with the following experience:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Support Workers
  • Graduates
  • SEN play workers
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Carers
  • Nurses
  • Sports Coaches


Experience within SEN, particularly autism, medical needs, physical disabilities and/or severe learning difficulties
GSL Education are working with a number of schools that are on the lookout for SEN teaching assistants who are keen to work with special need settings in East London to join them on a full-time basis. The successful applicant with be assisting in classroom duties to support students on a 1:1 and small group basis, with therapies and overall care.

You will have the following:

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in relevant setting
  • Experience with supporting students on a 1:1 basis as well as small groups.
  • A valid child DBS Certificate on the online update service (we can assist with your application)
  • Experience supporting children or young people 1:1 with autism, medical needs, physical disabilities and/or severe learning difficulties
  • Training in moving and handling, personal care, PECs and/or Makaton will be highly beneficial


Please send your CV  for consideration. Alternatively you can contact Taryn at GSL Education to discuss this role further.