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SEN Teaching Assistant (ASD)

Job description

Are you interested in being a Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Mentor in a local special school?

Do you have a passion for working with children with Special Education Needs?

Are you up for a challenge that is undoubtedly rewarding?

If you have answered yes, then our Specialist SEN Branch is looking for YOU!


Teaching Personnel are currently working with a school in Leicestershire who are currently looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant / Behaviour Mentor.

The school:

They are a special school for students with ASD. social, Emotional and Attachment difficulties, Challenging Behaviour, and/or additional complex needs. The school provides a nurturing and therapeutic environment, with personalised educational pathways enabling students to achieve and reach their full potential. A positive, safe, therapeutic & nurturing environment which has a greater focus on smaller, more direct and attentive classes with a high ratio of experienced teachers & support staff is where you could potentially work.

This position is full-time, working with students in Key Stages 3 and 4 with Autism and challenging behaviour. Due to the nature of the position you must have strong behaviour management skills and able to adapt to any given situation.

The Candidate:

The Criteria for the position:

  • School-based experience in a similar role working with SEMH and/or challenging behaviour is essential.
  • Qualifications beneficial
  • Available full-time and Immediate start.
  • Enhanced Child Workforce DBS on the update service.
  • Youth/Community work experience advantageous.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include Team-Teach, Safeguarding, Autism Awareness and Moving & Handling
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks
  • Competitive pay
  • A specialised consultant who is committed to finding the best employment opportunities for you
  • Access to myTP App which provides a range of online resources including an online diary

If you are interested in this role please call Anita on 0116 201 4500 alternatively email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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