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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEN General
  2. Milton Keynes
Date posted : 21/05/24
  1. Full Time
£80 - 90 per day

Job description

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant


South East England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes

Job Type:

Temporary, expected to work Full-Time hours

Primary Industry:

Education and Training

Secondary Industry:

Education and Training


£80 - £90 Per day

Job Duties:

  • Assist the teacher in planning and delivering tailored lessons for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Support individual students with their learning and development in line with their Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to students to help them achieve their educational goals
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour strategies to create a positive learning environment
  • Collaborate with the SENCO, teachers, and other professionals to implement effective support strategies
  • Monitor and record student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Relevant experience working with children or young people with SEN
  • Understanding of different learning needs and strategies to support students with SEN


Additional qualifications in Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Teaching Assistant training desirable


Previous experience in a similar role within an educational setting preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, teachers, and parents
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience when working with students with SEN
  • Organisational skills and the ability to multitask effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 2 or 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Training in specific interventions for supporting students with SEN

Working Conditions:

  • Working hours: Full-Time, temporary position
  • Work primarily within a classroom setting, providing support to students with SEN
  • Collaborate with teachers, SENCO, and other professionals in the educational setting
  • Potential involvement in extracurricular activities or school events

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.
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