Primary Teaching Assistant

Connex - London

Teaching Assistants Required in Barking & Dagenham!

Are you looking for a full-time role as a Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant in Barking & Dagenham? Connex Education works with a number of local mainstream primary school in the area, and we are actively seeking enthusiastic and passionate long-term candidates interested in a long-term position for the next academic year.

About the Role: The mainstream primary school we work with have a number of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), including Autism, ADHD and challenging behaviour. We are seeking dedicated Teaching Assistants eager to commit to a long-term assignment, including working 1:1 with SEND pupils for additional support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide personalized support to students, staff, and families, fostering positive relationships.
  • Work with staff to develop individualized learning plans and pathways to support student growth.
  • Show commitment to improving students’ social, physical, and academic lives.
  • Offer necessary assistance to students, including 1:1 support for SEND pupils.
  • Demonstrate resilience, adaptability, and quick thinking in different environments.

What Connex Offers:

  • Training: Access to Connex Academy, our online training platform with FREE CPD accredited courses for career development.
  • Competitive Pay: Weekly payments via PAYE, with rates ranging from £85-£95 per day depending on experience.
  • Support: Dedicated assistance from experienced education consultants.
  • Referral Scheme: Lucrative refer-a-friend scheme, rewarding £200 per successful referral.

Candidate Requirments:

  • Experience: Though not essential, prior experience working with children in an educational setting is beneficial. Transferasble experience will also be considered. 
  • Enthusiasm: Must be passionate about working with children and be willing to work with children of all ages and abilities. 
  • DBS Check: All applicants must hold a DBS on the Update Service or be willing to obtain one.
  • Qualifcations: Must hold Grade C/4 in Maths and English or an equivalent qualifciation such as Funcional Skills. 

Contract Types Available: Our schools are looking for both long term/full time staff to start in September. There are also opportunites to start sooner as well as daily supply.

How to Apply: To apply or learn more, please submit your application now by clicking apply.

Join Connex Education today and embark on an exciting journey in educational support!

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