Complex Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Ref: GL128
Location Bushey Mead in Merton
Secondary Teaching Assistants Secondary Teaching Assistants
Secondary SEN TA & LSA Secondary SEN TA & LSA
Start date Start ASAP
Contrat type temporary supply
Salary £60 - £80 per day
Contract info Subject to experience

Job Description

Complex Needs school in Merton.
The London Teaching Pool are recruiting for a complex needs school based in the South West London area. The school caters for children aged 3-16 years with moderate to profound complex needs. The school offers the opportunities to work as part of an amazing team and offers highly extensive training. This school caters for children with a wide variety of complex needs, they are based across two sites and they are well-established within the South West London area. The school aims to provide support to these children by providing high quality teachers and support staff to see them through their development.


SALARY:  £60- £80 PER DAY                                             

Full time, term time only, 39 weeks

 Subject to skills & experience.

CONTRACT TYPE:Long term, full time, term time only, has the potential to go permanent for the right candidate.
RESPONSIBLE TO:Vice Principal Primary/Secondary

 To work with teachers and other pupil support staff to support the learning of pupils (primary and/or secondary) on an individual and small group basis. 

  • To support individual pupils / small groups of pupils to be able to undertake successfully learning activities in and out of the classroom.
  • To support the ability of pupils to develop independent learning skills and improve their literacy and numeracy.
  • To promote positive behaviours amongst pupils in line with the schools’s ethos, vision and core values, and encourage them to exercise their own self-discipline.
  • To support the use of ICT in learning and help develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • To participate in the planning and evaluation of learning activities with teachers and senior / higher level pupil support staff colleagues and provide feedback on pupil progress and behaviour.
  • To help contribute to the assessment target setting, monitoring and review of pupils and their Personal Learning Plans (PLPs).
  • To participate in the school’s Performance Management process and in training and development opportunities.

Knowlege and Experience

English and Maths to G.C.S.E. Level 2 standard essential.

Previous experience of a Teaching Assistant type role in a primary, secondary, special school or Alternative Provision setting is desirable.


N.B. This job description is subject to regular review and formal annual review in order to best meet the needs of the school as it develops.


If you feel you have the desired qualities and are looking for a new challenge please apply with an up to date CV.


We offer a £130 referral bonus for every person you recommend whom we go onto place into employment and meets our terms and conditions. If you know anyone looking for a teaching role now or in the future please send us their name, email address and contact number to or call 020 8709 6540.


TLTP Group is an Equal Opportunities employer. Subject to observance of all UK and EU current legislation we shall not discriminate to exclude individuals on the grounds of age, race, colour, gender (birth or reassigned), sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, marital status, ethnic or national origin, health, pregnancy, childcare responsibilities or criminal records. Candidates from such groups are actively encouraged to apply.

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