Speech and Language Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
London (Greater)
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a speech and language teaching assistant role in Hackney?

Tradewind Recruitment is working on behalf of a primary school based in Dalston, Hackney. Due to a member of staff leaving, the headteacher is now recruiting for a specialist speech and language teaching assistant to support a number of children who require additional support in their speech and language and communication skills.

The ideal speech and language teaching assistant will have:

• A qualification or be working towards a qualification in Speech and Language although relevant experience will also be considered
• You must have excellent Reading, writing and communication skills
• Experience in SEN or primary schools is desired

The headteacher would like to appoint a teaching assistant who is has some experience in implementing speech and language programmes children. The role will involve working alongside the speech and language therapist to deliver high quality speech and language interventions to children across the key stages.

This is a full time role that runs until the end of the academic year in July 2018, although if you are the right fit there is an opportunity to carry on in top the next academic year 2018/19.


The school is close to Dalston Kingsland Station is accessible by a number of bus routes.

We are looking for:

• Relevant experience implementing speech and language support
• Knowledge of primary/SEN schools is highly beneficial
• You must flexible, assertive and hardworking
• A genuine desire to make a positive difference in schools

• In return the school offers:
• An opportunity to develop professionally
• Potential for a permanent role
• £85+ per day

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
• We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor
• Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
• Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this speech and language teaching assistant role you will need to:

• Very good standard of maths and English- written and verbal
• This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
• You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click ‘Apply now’ to be considered for this great position as speech and language teaching assistant in Hackney, Greater London, quoting reference 134068. Or for more information about the role, contact Maddy Watson on (Apply online only) /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

‘No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community

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