SEN Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-56416
Location: Barking and Dagenham, Barnet en1 UK
Job Type: Contract
Immediate Start: Yes
Salary £85 to £95 per Annum

SEN Teaching Assistant


One of the incredible schools we work with are looking for a caring, compassionate, and dedicated graduate to assist in their SEN department as a SEN Graduate Teaching Assistant. Interviews taking place now for an immediate start date.


Are you looking to establish yourself in an SEN Teaching Assistant or educational psychology role?

Have you recently graduated from university and are looking to kick start your career?

Are you looking for paid SEN Teaching Assistant experience based in one school?


All of our roles are on a long term basis and we do not do any supply work. If you are successful in your SEN Teaching Assistant application, you will be placed within one school for the remainder of the academic year – with a possibility to stay on next year as well!


SEN Teaching Assistant – The Role:

  • Work under the schools SENDCo / Inclusion Manager
  • Placement within a mainstream school – typically low-level needs
  • Plan, deliver and run intervention sessions as a SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Tailor and adapt to specific student’s needs
  • Support students who have behavioural challenges or special educational needs
  • Communicate effectively with both staff and parents
  • Immediate start date


SEN Teaching Assistant – Benefits:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant role
  • £425-£475 weekly term time rate
  • No Supply – SEN Teaching Assistant based in one school for the remainder of the academic year
  • Long-term, full-time role in the same school
  • Build a relationship with your team and students
  • Ideal experience for aspiring teachers/Ed psychologists
  • Interviewing now!


SEN Teaching Assistant – Person Specification

  • 1st or 2:1 degree in a core subject or Psychology
  • Strong academic background e.g. A Levels
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Passionate about learning & education
  • Thinking of becoming a teacher or Ed Psych in the future
  • SEN experience is desirable


SEN Teaching Assistant – About the School

  • Part of an established academy trust – large amounts of reform and improvement over the past 5 years
  • Located in a great area – walkable from both Edmonton Green station and Ponders End Station
  • Close relationship with i-teachers, become part of a SEN Teaching Assistant legacy that work at the school
  • Training and development opportunities are available
  • Highly competitive SEN Teaching Assistant pay
  • Passionate SLT staff!


This SEN Teaching Assistant role is a great opportunity to really develop your teaching skills and aspirations. Experience working with SEN students is very desirable as it commends your teaching ability and is a great starting point if you are hoping to become a teacher! Moreover, becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant is a great opportunity to refine your interest in educational psychology and really make a difference in the lives of the students you work with.


If you have been reading this and thinking ‘this sounds like me’, then don’t hesitate and click ‘apply now’ to begin your SEN Teaching Assistant application today!

Posted On: 19/05/2022
Recruiter: i-teachers

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