Primary SEND Teaching Assistant

Connex - London

Job Title: Primary SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Waltham Forest, London

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Type: Ongoing Long Term Assignment

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Salary: £95 per day

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have the dedication and skills required to support the inclusion of SEND pupils in a mainstream primary school setting? If so, we want to hear from you!

About Us:

Connex Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to providing exceptional staffing solutions to schools and educational institutions across the UK. We are currently working with a well-regarded mainstream primary school in Waltham Forest that is seeking an experienced and compassionate Primary SEND Teaching Assistant to join their team.

The Role:

As a Primary SEND Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting pupils with a range of SEND needs to access the curriculum, engage with their peers, and reach their full potential. You will work closely with the class teacher and the SENCO to implement individualized learning plans and provide tailored support to students. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing one-to-one and small group support to SEND pupils.
  • Creating a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Assisting with personal care and mobility when necessary.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to deliver effective support.
  • Monitoring and tracking student progress.


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Previous experience working with SEND pupils in an educational setting.
  • A passion for inclusion and the ability to adapt to the diverse needs of SEND students.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, resilience, and empathy.
  • Relevant qualifications or certifications are a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive daily rate of £90.
  • Ongoing, long-term assignment in a supportive and inclusive school.
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of children with SEND.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Dedicated support from Connex Education throughout your assignment.

If you are ready to take on this rewarding role as a Primary SEND Teaching Assistant and help create a positive learning environment for SEND pupils, we encourage you to apply today.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Danielle Joyce at or simply click APPLY below. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you take the next step in your educational career.

Connex Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments are subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references. Connex Education is an equal opportunities employer.

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