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Looking for a job role as an Secondary School SEN Teaching Assistant!

Secondary school SEN teaching assistant jobs focus on supporting the lessons of a child or a class of children aged between 11 and 18. SEN Teaching Assistants are most likely to stay in one class, supporting the development of children with cognition and learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health challenges, sensory/physical impairments, communication and interaction challenges such as Autistic spectrum disorder.

You will be expected to work on a 1:1 basis with specific students, assisting them with their class work in a range of subjects up to GCSE level. Other responsibilities include monitoring the behaviour and progress of small groups working on a supported curriculum and also assisting statemented students with their work in mainstream classes, under the instruction of the class teacher.

Our ideal candidate will be -

  • Enthusiastic
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Calm, patient and empathetic
  • A 'team player'
  • Efficient and proactive
  • Flexible in their approach with a positive outlook
  • Team Teach training (preferred but not essential)

Here at Teaching Personnel we will be able to offer you a wide range of opportunities from long term work to short term, as well as helping you find work on a permanent basis. Our current teaching assistants work in a variety of roles in various schools around the area. We work closely with a range of SEN schools as well as pupil referral units and alternative provisions. All schools we work with are able to provide you with a friendly and supportive environment.

Flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay are also a bonus for you!

To find out more about this role please call Rose on 01189 071531 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS-Full assistance provided (AGY)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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