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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£80.00 - £95.00 Per Day


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching personnel currently have very exciting opportunities and are hiring for SEN teaching assistants in Islington and surrounding areas!

You will be working with one of our partners mainstream primary schools. We have a variety of different roles available and can accommodate to if you’d like to work full time or you would like more flexibility.

The start dates for this role will be January 2024

As an SEN Teaching Assistant your responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting pupils with SEMH and/or Autism
  • Provide education and emotional support to all young learners within the school
  • Work with other staff members to ensure pupil’s progress is monitored and adjusted to meet the pupil’s needs
  • Be confident in your approach when engaging with learners with SEMH and/or Autism

We are keen to speak to people about this SEN Teaching Assistant role with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in supporting young people with Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs (SEMH) and/or Autism
  • Experience in supporting pupils in a specialist provision would be ideal but we are also keen to hear from mainstream teaching Assistants looking to move to an SEN setting
  • The successful SEN TA must share the school’s ethos of working as a whole school team to ensure all the pupil’s academic and emotional needs are met
  • Commutable to Kensington and Chelsea, London

Experience helping students in a specialist facility would be excellent, however we are also interested in hearing from mainstream teaching assistants looking to relocate to a SEN environment.

What we are offering

  • Excellent rates of pay and weekly pay through PAYE
  • A dedicated consultant who specializes in Primary Education who will guide you throughout the application process.
  • You will have 24/7 access to your online portal where you can manage your calendar, view payslips and update your personal details.
  • Access to various development courses throughout CPD courses e.g. behaviour management, safeguarding, assessment methods and strategies, cover supervisor course, etc – these are all free or heavily discounted and you will receive a certificate on successful completion!
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Builds classroom experience and provides permanent opportunities
  • A variety of school placements; you can pick and choose what you want to accept and decline
  • Long and short term assignments
  • A 'Recommend A Friend Scheme' with the opportunity to earn up to £50 per referral

If this role sounds like something you’d love to do, then apply now and one of our consultants will be in touch ASAP to discuss your application!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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