1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-37612
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £350 per Week

1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant – Wolverhampton

Are you a recent university graduate with a strong academic background who achieved a 2.1 or above and are an aspiring teacher looking for a stepping stone into a teacher training course?

Do you wish to one day become an Educational Psychologist or a Teacher, but would like to build experience in a 1:1 SEN teaching assistant role first?

Furthermore do you want the opportunity to work alongside a dedicated and supportive inclusion department in a warm school environment?

If this 1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant opportunity sounds like the ideal role for you, ‘click apply’ and send your CV today!

1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant – About the School & Key Information:

After a recent restructuring of staff, this school is now looking to build a new graduate team. Despite the changes this school has experienced, it has still maintained its warm environment and its excellent support network offered through its inclusion department. The role is full time school hours and being based in Wolverhampton getting to and from the school cannot be easier with the good transportation links throughout the area. Expect £300 – £350 per week term time also!

1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant – The Role

Your role as a 1:1 SEN support assistant will entail offering close intervention sessions with individuals who require additional help with their academic and social progress within the school. You will monitor their progress as well as building on their learning, catering to their special educational need. According to a recent Ofsted report the school are currently developing their inclusion department and aiming to improve things. As a result, the school are introducing more SEN roles and they are looking for a passionate individual who wants to dive straight into their role and is keen to make an impact on the school!


1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant – Person Specification:

  • 2.1 or 1st class degree (preferably psychology)
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Previous work with children is desirable
  • Supportive and inspiring personality
  • Patient and empathetic mentality is crucial
  • ‘Can do’ attitude and ambition to progress into teacher training
  • Passionate about education
  • Firm but fair behaviour management approach

1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant – How to Apply:

If this 1:1 Secondary School SEN Support Assistant opportunity sounds like the ideal role to gain experience prior to training to become a teacher, ‘click apply’ and send your CV today!


Ideal role, but not quite the right location? We also work in the following areas so feel free to get in touch: Birmingham, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sutton Coldfield and Solihull.

Posted On: 19/09/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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