L2 Teaching Assistant

  • Croydon
  • £5.00
  • St Nicholas School
  • 30-34 hours per week


The St Nicholas School caters for pupils with a wide range of special educational needs in the wonderfully diverse borough of Croydon, and we pride ourselves on being a popular choice with parents who want their child to develop intellectually, physically, aesthetically, socially, emotionally and spiritually. We strive to work together with parents and the wider community to develop happy, healthy pupils who place a high value on learning and achieving.


The purpose of this role is to work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accompanying teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out-of-school activities as required and taking responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher.
  • Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses
  • Supervising and providing particular support for pupils with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Preparing, maintaining and using equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assisting pupils in their use.


  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Close contact with pupils will result in some exposure to bodily fluids
  • Minimum GCSE Grade A-C in English and Maths or functional skills equivalent
  • Good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Friendly and welcoming personality


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