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SEN Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£385 - 400 per week


Permanent | Full Time



We are currently working with SEN and SEMH schools in Worthing who are recruiting for a number of vacancies. These schools cater for children primary and secondary aged with additional needs and social, emotional, mental health difficulties.

The schools have excellent facilities such as specialist sensory rooms, sports courts, swimming pools and therapy rooms. As a SEN Teaching Assistant you will be working in the classroom 1:1 and in small groups, assisting children with their learning and general well-being throughout the school day. Class sizes range from 5-15 pupils depending on the school and the severity of the needs in the class, all classes have multiple teaching assistants to support pupils.

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for working with children and who are kind, empathetic and positive. School experience is not necessary; however some knowledge of SEN and/or SEMH is required.

Do you....

  • Have experience working with/caring for children with additional needs?
  • Have experience working with children outside of a classroom environment?
  • Have qualifications in childcare, sports coaching or youth work?
  • Have a positive attitude with a calm and caring exterior?
  • Love working as part of a team and making a real difference?

We have a range of vacancies including:

  • Part time regular placements
  • Flexible work with your own online diary (sickness/holiday cover)
  • Permanent roles (temp-to-perm arrangements)
  • Long term cover
  • Primary and Secondary

If you are interested in the opportunity above, please apply now with an updated CV for consideration



All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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