SEN Teaching Assistant

Job ID: JRR0218
Job Term: ,
Salary: £70.00 –

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Job Description:

The school is a small setting, with a staff team dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the children in their care.

The ideal candidate must have experience working in a specialist setting for SEND and must have experience supporting a range of SEND needs. The successful applicant will have a calm and patient
manner and the ability to adapt learning to the individual child. Additional training such as Makaton, Moving and Handling, Peg Feeding or additional training surrounding SEMH and ASD would be
beneficial for this role. As you will be working with SEND children on a 121 or small group basis, you may be required to support with personal care.

This is a full-time position with the ideal candidate looking to move onto a direct contract within a 12-week period. The proposed start Is January 2023. Our client requires you to hold a Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or level 3 along with a minimum of 6 months experience working within an SEN setting.

Key Duties:

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or level 3
  • Experience in Makaton/Moving and Handling/Peg Feeding (Desirable)
  • Enthusiastic and ability to adapt to difficult situations
  • Calm, resilient and able to communicate well with young people
  • Confident in your behaviour management skills
  • Experience in working with supporting students in their education on a 1:1 and a small group basis


James Ray Recruitment specialise in finding our candidates long term & permanent placements across the UK. This business has been established by education recruitment consultants with over 20 years’ experience in the sector so can guarantee the unrivalled expertise required when finding you your ideal placement.

Why work with James Ray Recruitment?

  • Unrivalled payrates
  • Experienced & Dedicated consultant support
  • Bespoke pay type discussed around your individual circumstance
  • Benefits such as holiday pay, maternity, paternity, sick leave, pension etc
  • Financial travel assistance
  • Guaranteed pay options available
  • Referral schemes


To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656 or email

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

James Ray recruitment is a Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act 2003. James Ray Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. James Ray Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer.

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