KS2 Teaching Assistant Intervention Specialist


Job Description

An incredible opportunity awaits in the heart of Newham! This role as a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant within Key Stage 2 (KS2) offers a rewarding experience in a welcoming, non-faith-based school in Barnet. With a Good OFSTED rating and a commitment to inclusivity, this school takes pride in its rich history and diverse student body.

About the School:

Situated in the vibrant community of Barnet, our three-form-entry school boasts a beautiful building with a rich history. With positive behavioural and attendance records, we foster an environment where every child feels valued and supported, regardless of their background or culture.

The Role:

As a KS2 Teaching Assistant specializing in interventions, you’ll work closely with the head of the classroom to support students who require additional assistance, including those preparing for Y6 SATS. This full-time role involves implementing tailored interventions and dynamic teaching methodologies to address the unique needs of each child, ensuring they receive the support they need to succeed.

Ideal Candidate:

We’re seeking individuals with a background in interventions and a passion for supporting children’s well-being and development. The ideal candidate will possess qualities such as kindness, compassion, patience, and empathy, essential for creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.


  • Collaborate seamlessly with our accomplished classroom educators to deliver targeted support designed for Key Stage 2 students with special educational needs, including those preparing for Y6 SATS.
  • Implement tailored learning plans and interventions, employing dynamic teaching methodologies to address the unique needs of each child and facilitate their academic progress.
  • Cultivate an inclusive and encouraging learning atmosphere, prioritizing the social and emotional well-being of every Key Stage 2 student.
  • Actively engage in stimulating classroom activities, ensuring the participation and enthusiasm of each child in their educational journey.
  • Foster strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and fellow professionals, ensuring a holistic and cooperative approach to each child’s development.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate proven experience working with older children in an educational setting, specifically within Key Stage 2.
  • Possess a profound understanding of special educational needs, showcasing adaptability in implementing effective teaching approaches.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering seamless collaboration with our dedicated teaching staff, parents, and stakeholders.
  • Exude patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the individual needs of each Key Stage 2 child.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



KS2 Teaching Assistant Intervention Specialist

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