SEN Teaching Assistant


Salary: £85-£95 per day


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Job Description:

Teaching assistants will support students in their learning by either working with individuals or groups of students. You will also contribute to the assessment, planning, recording, monitoring, and reporting of students’ progress. This would suit candidates who are motivated, patient with a calm nature, having great verbal communication skills and a passion for making a difference.

You will need to hold GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics as a minimum to apply and have recent and relevant classroom experience working with children with Special Educational Needs. You will have high expectations of work and behaviour; be able to work effectively in a team and be flexible, as well as being able to show initiative.

If you have high expectations for student achievement and behaviour, good communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team we would love to hear from you. This role is offered on a part time basis to commence ASAP.

Key Duties:

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Be able to develop positive relationships with young children
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Have demonstrable experience of working with children with SEN
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Be a confident and clear communicator with parents
  • Have GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above
  • Right to work in the UK


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.


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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