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SEN Teaching Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel work closely with schools in the Cardiff area. We are currently recruiting for an SEN teaching assistant who has experience working with children or adults with Autism.

  • Previous experience supporting pupils with Autism
  • Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
  • Ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children and young people

 The Role:

You will be working in a state of the arts SEN school based in Cardiff in small classes alongside other experienced SEN TA's and a specialist ASD Teacher. For this position you will ideally need experience working with young people on the Autism spectrum in a school or care setting, however this is not essential.

The Successful Teaching Assistant will include:

  • Motivating and encouraging the pupil as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils' needs
  • Liaising with class teacher, SENCO and other professionals about individual education plans (IEPs), contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate
  • Ensuring the pupils are able to use equipment and materials provided

If you are applying for this role, there are a few things we require from you. You must have:

  • References from your two most recent employers.
  • A DBS on the Update Service, or be willing to apply for one at a cost of GBP40 for the DBS and GBP13 for the Update Service.
  • Experience working with children in a capacity including Youth Worker, Schools, Coaching or Nursing
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills; written and verbal


If this diverse role is something that you consider to fit your skills and would be interested in finding out more about this this exciting role then please do not hesitate to contact Narissa at the South Wales SEN Branch on 02920 660270.


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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