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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant

Primary schools across Leicester are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants to work on a 1:1, small group or full class basis with various requirements.

 Successful candidates will have experience working with children with a range of SEN needs including SEMH, Autism, Dyslexia, behavioural challenges, learning difficulties etc. 

The Role 

Primarily based in the classroom, duties may vary but can include:

  • Liaising with Heads of Faculty and SENCO about progress being made
  • Helping children understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.
  • Putting into practice individual education, social, behavioural and personal care programmes.
  • Encouraging children to communicate with one another and with staff.
  • Recognising signs of distress in children and offering reassurance.


you will manage sen pupils across the primary site, working with a variety of children who have SEMH needs including EBD, anxiety, attachment needs. Primarily based in the classroom you will work with key children on a 1:1 basis to raise their attainment. There will also be some out of class work liaising with other agencies, writing reports and planning intervention sessions with class teachers. 


  • GBP9.50 - GBP11 per hour
  • Responsibility of managing SEN pupils across school
  • CPD Academy including termly Team Teach courses
  • Dedicated consultant - who processes timesheets weekly 

If you have SEN experience and would like a new role in Leicester, please apply now and attach your CV! Alternatively, contact Lydia on 0116 201 4494

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

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