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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. London
Date posted : 21/09/23
  1. Flexible Working
£90 - 100 per day

Job description

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Job Vacancy: SEN Teaching Assistant

School Rating: Outstanding (OFSTED)

Facilities: Hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms, soft play areas, massive outdoor play parks

Position Type: Full-time or Part-time

Hours: 8:45 am to 3:15 pm, term time only

Teaching Personnel, a reputable education agency, is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teaching Assistant to join an outstanding SEN primary school in Finchley. This school boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms, soft play areas, and expansive outdoor play parks, providing an ideal environment for students with special educational needs to thrive.

Job Description:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the learning and development of children with special educational needs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing one-on-one support to students with various SEN requirements.
  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons.
  • Creating a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Encouraging and promoting students' independence and social skills.
  • Assisting with personal care and hygiene as necessary.
  • Collaborating with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other staff members to implement individual education plans (IEPs).


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs (SEN).
  • A passion for helping children overcome barriers to learning.
  • Patience, empathy, and excellent communication skills.
  • A relevant qualification in education or SEN support (desirable).
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.


This position offers several advantages, including:

  • A supportive and welcoming school environment.
  • State-of-the-art facilities to aid in teaching and student development.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • The possibility of transitioning to a permanent contract after a review period.
  • Competitive daily rate of £90-£100

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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