SEN Teaching Assistant

Job ID: JRR0219
Job Term: ,
Salary: £70.00 –

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Job Description:

The post holder will promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop as well as being responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. They Academy can offer a great team ethos, superb CPD opportunities and a highly supportive environment full of fantastic children.

Within this role, the school are looking for experienced Teaching assistants who are comfortable with some personal care, who are empathetic and able to support student across all of their lessons in school. It is important that you have a good understanding of SEND within a mainstream schools and experience working with students with special educational needs would be highly desired.

This is a full-time position covering on a long-term basis for the entire academic year. The proposed start of January 2023 but the trust is willing to secure the best fit candidate for the role. This trust requires you to hold a Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or level 3.

Key Duties:

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Minimum 6 months experience within a SEN setting
  • Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or level 3
  • Relevant experience working with young people aged 11-18 years
  • Enthusiastic and ability to adapt to difficult situations
  • Calm, resilient and able to communicate well with young people
  • Confident in your behaviour management skills



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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