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Special Needs Support Assistant

  • location Camden
  • contract type Full-time, Part-time
  • contract terms Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
  • salary £80 to £90 per day
  • ref DDSTA17595
  • Apply by 22 April 2022
  • Job start ASAP
  • Job end 29 Jul 2022

Smart Teachers is recruiting for SEN TA / Special Educational Needs TA / Special Educational Needs Support Assistants to join a special school for students with complex needs based close to Hampstead and Kentish Town.

About the role

  • Support Assistants to join a special school for students with complex needs based close to Hampstead and Kentish Town.
  • Roles here are on a full time/daily basis.
  • Due to the nature of the classes in school, the SEN TA / Special Educational Needs TA / Special Needs Support Assistant must have experience of working with children with Autism and severe learning difficulties.
  • Working hours are 0830-1545
  • Opportunities for Permanent appointments are often available at key points of the year for recruiting.

About the school

  • A Special needs school for students with complex needs including, PMLD, SLD, SpLD, Autistic Spectrum and SEMH, based in Camden.
  • Accommodating learners from EYFS-Post 16,
  • This school graded ‘Outstanding’ provides employees with access to state of the art facilities, and the luxury of highly skilled employees to work alongside.


To be considered for the role of Special Needs Support Assistant you will:

  • Experience of supporting SEND children in formal settings

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Working with a broad range of needs within a Special Needs School setting or similar.

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Smart Teachers do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dan Dunn-Stuart on 020 7065 7500 or email

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