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Coopers Lane Primary School –Teaching Assistant Supporting SEN
  • Employer: Lewisham Schools
  • Reference: CL010921
  • Published: Wed 01/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: actual salary
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Coopers Lane Primary School

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Coopers Lane Primary School –Teaching Assistant Supporting SEN

Coopers Lane Primary School –Teaching Assistant Supporting SEN

The role

Coopers Lane Primary School is a diverse inner city school with a strong commitment to inclusive practice and an excellent reputation for teaching and learning. We are a popular community school with high expectations for all of our children. Our school motto is, All Different, All Equal, All Smiling and this really captures the heart of Coopers Lane. The school currently has three forms of entry.

In March 2017, Ofsted judged Coopers Lane to be a good school and highlighted the progress the school is making towards becoming outstanding. “You set out clear expectations for enhancing the ambitions of pupils and improving their self -belief in what they can achieve, Ofsted March 2017.

We are looking to appoint an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to join our team of dedicated and resourceful staff at Coopers Lane School. The successful candidate will have experience supporting children with ADHD and challenging behaviour.

You will be working as part of a great team, providing support 1:1, in small groups and in a class setting in order to maintain and improve the social, emotional and learning behaviour of pupils. As a confident and experienced Teaching Assistant, you will be able to tailor your approach to suit this child’s specific needs.

This post is for 25 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks a year) on a fixed term contract until the end of the academic year July 2022. The contract may be extended beyond this date at the discretion of the school depending on SEN funding.


Coopers Lane Primary School

Pragnell Road

Grove Park


020 8857 7680

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a dedicated, enthusiastic professional
  • Has a passion for learning
  • Has excellent communication skills
  • Has experience supporting children with SEN on a 1:1 basis
  • Has experience of supporting mild to severe SEN including but not limited to: Autism, ADHD, Challenging Behaviour or Speech and Language difficulties
  • Is passionate about inclusive education
  • Is willing to learn and to be trained further in this role
  • Is qualified to at NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience

What we can offer:

  • Enthusiastic children who love learning
  • A motivated, welcoming and friendly team
  • A broad and creative curriculum
  • Strong, purposeful leadership
  • Training and support

Salary details

Scale 3 Spine point 5

£14,024 per annum - Actual salary for 25 Hours a week 5 Hours a day

Further information

If you are interested in joining the team here at Coopers Lane, we would love to welcome you to our school so that you can experience first-hand what it is like to be part of our special community. Visits to the school are very welcome. Please contact the school office to make an appointment to view the school.

Coopers Lane Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service. The successful candidate will also be subject to an overseas criminal record, qualifications and reference checks.

Coopers Lane Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation

CV’s will NOT be accepted as an application. References will be taken up before interview.

Closing Date

Closing date for completed application forms is Wednesday 15^th September 2021.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 27^th September 2021.

Application form and all other relevant documents are available on our school website, in the Contact tab, under Vacancies.

Completed applications forms should be returned via the school office email

Please visit our website for further information about the school at