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SEN Teaching Assistant

Summary:- SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Support children with additional learning needs
  • Assist the classroom teacher with the planning, implementation and evaluation of pupils educational plans
  • Provide social and emotional support when needed
  • GBP57 - GBP65 per day, above the National Living Wage
  • Newport Primary School rated ‘Good’ in all inspection areas
  • Full Time position – March 2020 start

Job Description:- SEN Teaching Assistant

You will be part of the Special Needs Resources Base team as part of this role and you will be expected to support children with additional learning needs and assist the classroom teacher with the planning, implementation and evaluation of pupils’ educational plans. You will also need to help the pupils understand instructions, given by the classroom teacher, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating. You will need to work autonomously as part of a team within a range of settings and support the teacher with the deliverance of the national curriculum through planned lessons and activities.

The School:-

This school based in Newport believe that the children’s education is based on a partnership between home and school. This school provide a safe, happy, simulating and attractive environment in which each child is encouraged to enjoy learning and develop a lively and enquiring mind. This schools mission statement ‘working together to reach true potential as tomorrows success begins today’ is at the heart of everything they do. In the schools latest inspection they were graded ‘good’ in all inspection areas by ESTYN. They also commented that the school provides a wide range of interesting learning experiences that motivate and meet the needs of nearly all pupils.

The Candidate:-

  • To demonstrate the ability to work with disabled children
  • Obtain the ability to be proactive in situation that can be challenging
  • To be very engaging and be light hearted in difficult times
  • Demonstrate a positive and patient attitude
  • Enhanced child DBS, you will be assisted with this upon application
  • EWC registration, you will be assistant with this upon application
  • Provide 2 x references


To start your journey as an SEN Teaching Assistant apply now. Whether you have experience with special needs or just have a passion for making a difference please don’t hesitate to apply.

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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