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Primary SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£65 - 85 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for numerous full-time teaching assistants to work with special educational needs (SEN) primary pupils (KS1 or KS2) for when schools return after the Easter holiday.

The role as an SEN Teaching Assistant involves supporting children with SEN individually or in small groups.

You would be required to work term time only from Monday to Friday and the hours would be 8.30am until 3.30pm, occasionally staying after school for additional training courses and parents’ evenings.

What the role requires:

  • To be calm under pressure, adaptable and enthusiastic
  • To be compassionate and have a positive attitude
  • Good listening skills and to be sensitive to pupils individuals needs
  • Positive behaviour management skills
  • Understanding of SEN
  • Knowledge of a range of learning support needs

What you will be doing:

  • Making sure pupils that you support can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Supporting with Literacy and Maths and helping to explain how to apply what they have learnt in the lesson
  • Providing supervision during break/lunch times as required
  • Listening to pupils read, and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • Guiding and monitoring pupil progress
  • Undertaking a variety of duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom
  • Safeguarding children from harm  

Please get in contact with Chloe Kibblewhite at Teaching Personnel on  or apply to this advert directly to find out more.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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