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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. Hackney
Date posted : 30/11/23
  1. Full Time
£85 - 100 per day

Job description

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This well-established primary school, based in Hackney(E5) are looking to appoint a passionate SEN KS1 Teaching Assistant to work with small classes, intervention groups and whole class learning.

About the role
As a Special Needs Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with the class teacher, embodying qualities of energy, flexibility, positivity, and patience. The ideal candidate excels in building strong, supportive relationships with young people, contributing to a positive and inclusive learning environment. If you are enthusiastic about supporting the educational journey of students and thrive in a collaborative setting, we invite you to apply. Join our team and make a meaningful impact on the lives of the young minds you'll be working with.

About the school

The successful Teaching Assistant will discover a dynamic and professional working environment where their dedication is met with recognition and rewards. The school stands out for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, consistently placing children at the heart of its mission. Proud of its progressive Senior Leadership Team, the school community extends support widely.

Diversity is not just acknowledged but actively celebrated. Differences are valued, and success is embraced, creating an environment that fosters a sense of belonging. This school is a hub of continuous improvement, where both staff and pupils are invested in the journey to be the best they can be.

For those who are passionate about making a positive impact, this is an invitation to become an essential part of a thriving educational community. Apply now and contribute to the ongoing success of our inclusive and forward-thinking school.


To be considered for the role of SEND Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Be proactive and empathetic in your approach, always aiming to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students you work with
  • Have experience with working with SEND pupils
  • Be able to work 1:1 and with small groups of children with additional needs
  • Be an excellent communicator, able to work well as part of a wider team
  • Experience and qualifications needed – ideally Level 3 TA and SEN qualification

About Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s leading education recruitment agency. Since 1996, hundreds of thousands of teachers and classroom support staff have chosen Teaching Personnel to help them find work in UK classrooms. Our mission across all our services is simple - we strive to make a difference every day through staffing, tutoring and supply.

What Teaching Personnel can offer

As a valued employee of Teaching Personnel, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to Apply

If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated educator with a passion for making a difference in the lives of young learners, we invite you to apply. Join us in creating an educational journey where every child is empowered to reach their full potential, academically, emotionally, and socially. Your impact starts here.

Apply now with your up-to-date 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.
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