Welcome to The Edventure Collaborative, a federation of two, thriving, community Primary Schools in Islington.
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Welcome to

The Edventure Collaborative

Together we learn

Welcome to

The Edventure Collaborative

Together we learn

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (both schools)

Salary Range: NJC Scale 4
Contract: Full-time; Term Time Only; Permanent
Actual Salary: £22,845 - £25,487 per annum 
To Start: As Soon As Possible



Click on these links to:

Read our Extended School Assistant Job Description

Read our Application Guidance

Apply for the Post

Read an Introductory Letter from the Executive Headteacher

Complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Drayton Park and Montem are maintained, federated primary schools in the heart of Islington. We are happy, vibrant and creative schools which encourage positive attitudes to learning and where staff, pupils and the wider community come together to provide the highest standards of education. We run a pioneering Additional Resource Provision for SEN pupils at Montem and are potentially developing one at Drayton park. We are seeking full-time SEN TAs to join our dedicated, high-functioning teams in both schools.


You are: 

  • Someone who loves helping children learn.
  • Someone with the sensitivity, creativity and patience to help children with additional needs thrive.
  • Committed to supporting and including the broadest range of pupils. 
  • Great at collaborating with colleagues.
  • Committed to following the school’s policies and ethos, whilst helping us make them even better.
  • Great at solving problems in positive ways.
  • Good at using feedback and support to develop yourself.
  • Committed to nurturing partnerships with parents and the wider community.


We offer: 

  • An ambitious commitment to learning for all.
  • Pride in our diversity and sense of community. 
  • Great children who want to learn.
  • Supportive management, committed to staff as well as pupil wellbeing.
  • A strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.
  • A commitment to excellent professional development.
  • A creative and innovative approach to everything we do.


Visits to the schools are encouraged and can be organised by contacting Drayton Park or Montem’s offices on:

  • Drayton Park: 020 7607 4142
  • Montem: 020 7272 6556


Closing date: Sunday 8th October, midnight     
Interview date: Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th October