SEN Teaching Assistant

Job ID: JRTAHU1103
Salary: £80 –

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Job Description:

This is a full time position covering on a long-term basis with a start date in Easter 2024. This role is urgent, we need to find the right person immediately. This school requires you to hold a Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or above. The day rate ranges from £80 – £95, this is dependent on experience.

Key Duties:

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Be calm and patient
  • Be cheerful and friendly
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to use own initiative as well as being able to work as part of a team
  • Have a good understanding of the Key Stage you are working in
  • Have the ability to take the initiative and adapt work to the child or situation
  • Value our children in their richness and diversity
  • Be committed to the school’s vision for all adults and children to be ‘working hard, aiming high’
  • Have the ability to work both in the classroom and out of the classroom

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Minimum 6 months experience working with SEN children
  • Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, at level 2 or above
  • Relevant experience working with young people aged 4 -16 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
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Legal 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

To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656

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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