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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A client school would like for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join their team and support a Year 5 ‘Looked After Child’. The start date of this role is dependant on when the school reopens.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of supporting children with SEN, specifically emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD). The child can be easily distracted and needs additional support to help access the curriculum and stay on task at all times. The child can show challenging behaviour occasionally so the ideal candidate will have a proactive approach to assisting teaching and will be able to build good working relationships.

The school is based in Firswood (M16) and has been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. There is an excellent support system in place and it is known to be a lovely school to work in. Teachers are committed and skilful and are well supported by enthusiastic and effective teaching assistants. The Head teacher is looking for an individual with a similar personality and work ethic.

About the role:

  • ASAP start date
  • Working 1:1 with a KS2 pupil with social and emotional needs
  • Based in a Year 5 class
  • Full time and on a long term basis
  • Giving accurate handovers to the Teacher and/or carers of the child at the end of your day

Please apply if you have:

  • Experience working with SEN pupils
  • Enthusiasm and passion for education and aim for a career in teaching
  • Proven confident and engaging interaction with children
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work well as part of a team

If you meet the above criteria and are able to commit to this role, then please apply below.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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