Jump to main content
shortlist register contact us menu

Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEN General
  2. Milton Keynes
Date posted : 12/02/24
  1. Full Time
£80 - 90 per day

Job description

This vacancy has now expired. Please see similar roles below...

Job Title: Secondary SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes

Job Type: Temporary, expected to work Full-Time hours

Salary: £80 - £90 Per day

Skills: Teamwork, Quick learner, Experience with kids

Job Duties:

  • Assist the lead teacher in implementing individualised education plans (IEPs) for students with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Provide support and guidance to students with SEN, both in and out of the classroom
  • Help students with SEN to access the curriculum and participate in classroom activities
  • Assist in creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students
  • Collaborate with the teaching team to develop and implement effective teaching strategies for students with SEN
  • Monitor and track the progress of students with SEN, providing feedback to the lead teacher and parents/guardians
  • Support students with SEN during assessments and examinations, ensuring their individual needs are met
  • Assist in managing behaviour and promoting positive social interactions among students
  • Attend meetings and training sessions to enhance knowledge and skills in supporting students with SEN
  • Perform administrative tasks related to student records, documentation, and reporting

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent
  • Experience working with children or young people with SEN
  • Good understanding of special educational needs and the impact on learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team


  • Level 2 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent (minimum requirement)


  • Prior experience working with children or young people with SEN

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of special educational needs and strategies to support learning
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/guardians
  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Organisational and time management abilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic educational setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent
  • Additional training or qualifications related to special educational needs

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily carried out in a classroom setting, with some outdoor activities and off-site visits
  • May involve working with students who have challenging behaviour or medical needs
  • Regular interaction and collaboration with students, teaching staff, and parents/guardians
  • Full-Time hours, Monday to Friday, following the school term calendar
  • Temporary position, with the possibility of extension depending on the needs of the school

Apply with an updated CV!

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.
For details of our privacy policy, please visit the Teaching Personnel website.

List #1

Related posts

company logo