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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

There are children aged 5-16 years with Autism and Challenging Behaviours, who require support with engagement in their learning and development.

Make a difference as a Teaching or Learning Support Assistant today.

The post is based near Bury St Edmunds, but is also commutable from areas such as Stowmarket, Brandon, Thetford, and Ely.

Our workforce partner are a specialist education provider that strives to provide a good quality of education for pupils with additional needs in Norfolk and Suffolk.  

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you are required to support and improve the learning and development of each child you work with, which is an extremely rewarding job role where no two days are the same. Working at the school, you should expect to manage extremely challenging and aggressive behaviour (both physical and verbal). With a strong interest and previous experience, personal experience and/or knowledge of Special Educational Needs (SEN), the successful applicant will be a resilient and motivated individual, who is ready to start work as soon as possible and is able to provide pupils aged 5-16 years with consistency in a learning environment.

Hours: 8.30am – 3.30pm Mon-Fri

Rate of Pay: GBP10 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary to Permanent


This position would be ideal for experienced Teaching Assistants, Care Workers, Support Workers, Sports Coaches, Ex-Military, Ex Police Officers, Youth Workers, Social Workers, Qualified or Experienced Counsellors and Ex Prison Officers.

Contact Sophia today on 01223 393597 and discuss this position or others in your area today.

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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