Job Details

Job Title

Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant – Horsenden Primary School

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Date posted


Application closing date


Job type

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), Learning Support Assistant, Primary, SEN, SEN Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Teaching/learning support

Contract type



SEN, SEND, Special educational needs and disabilities, Teaching Assistant

Salary package

£27,279 - £28,130 actual pro-rata salary (grade 6, SP18 - 20)

London Weighting and Ealing supplement.

Job description

Contract/Hours:  32.5 hours per week, 8.30am to 3.30pm, term time only + 1 week (39wks)
Required for: ASAP

Are you a graduate Teaching Assistant looking for further opportunities?

If yes, then Horsenden Primary School may have just the opportunity for you. The leadership team and governors are looking to further strengthen the inclusion team with the addition of a Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant. As a Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant you will play a key role in individual and small group support for identified pupils with special educational needs, be responsible for the inclusion of all pupils as well as delivering specific interventions to reduce barriers to learning. This will be combined with some whole class cover if you are interested and you may in future be considered for a Teaching Apprenticeship at the school after 1 year.


The successful candidate will be someone who is:

  • *A passionate Teaching Assistant who is educated to degree level and experience of working with children with additional needs.
  • *Flexible and be able to work as part of a team to improve the outcomes for pupils.
  • *Able to plan and deliver a range of interventions for pupils to support their academic and emotional wellbeing.
  • *Actively engaged in improving their own skills through seeking constructive feedback.


The role:

  • *To work under the guidance of teachers in the planning and implementation of work programmes with individuals or groups of pupils with special educational needs.
  • *To provide general support to the inclusion team and class teachers in the support of pupils with special educational needs inside and outside of the classroom.
  • *To assist the teachers and inclusion team in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
  • *To promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn, develop and be successful.
  • *To be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children within the school.


The school:

Horsenden Primary school is a three-form entry primary school in the Greenford area of the London Borough of Ealing, serving a diverse community. The school’s fantastic facilities, such as the swimming pool, well-resourced libraries and multiple outdoor areas, allow us to deliver an inspiring and interactive curriculum to our pupils.


What we will offer:

  • *An experienced leadership team focussed on school improvement and committed to professional development for all staff.
  • *Support and development through an effective appraisal system and regular feedback from monitoring.
  • *An enthusiastic team and motivated children who are eager to make good progress in their learning.
  • *Competitive inner London weighting salary.
  • *Generous local government pension scheme.
  • *Employee assistance programme.



We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at:–2

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please email Mrs F Carver to make an appointment at

To apply: Please download an application form, job description, person specification and guidance notes from our school website at:

Please return your completed application form (including the supporting statement) via email to

Please note: CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date and shortlisting: Thursday 11th July 2024  (12pm noon)

Interview date:  Tuesday 16th July 2024

Horsenden Lane North Greenford Middlesex UB6 0PB

Tel No : 02084225985

Email :