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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. Enfield
Date posted : 01/12/23
  1. Flexible Working
£90 - 100 per day

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Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

School Type: Secondary SEN School

Age Range: 6-18

Special Educational Needs (SEN): Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

Working Hours: 8:30am to 3:15pm, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

About Us: Teaching Personnel is an education agency committed to providing exceptional support to schools and educational institutions. We are currently seeking dedicated and experienced SEN Teaching Assistants for a reputable secondary SEN school in Enfield. The school specialises in catering to the educational needs of children aged 11-18 with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD).

Position Overview:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the academic and personal development of students with Severe Learning Difficulties. The school is open to both full-time and part-time candidates, offering flexibility in choosing workdays for part-time roles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or group support to students with Severe Learning Difficulties.
  • Assist the class teacher in implementing individualised education plans.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Support students in their social and emotional development.
  • Collaborate with the teaching team to create engaging learning activities.


  • Previous experience working with individuals with SEN, either in an educational setting or within the care sector.
  • Understanding of Severe Learning Difficulties and strategies to support student learning.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with SEN students.
  • Flexibility to work either full-time or part-time, with the ability to choose workdays for part-time positions.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Severe Learning Difficulties, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to jack.lake@teachingpersonnel.com 

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.
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