Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: GRADSENTANCL280223
Salary: £70 - 80 per day + Free Accredited Training, £250 refer a friend, No payroll fee
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Protocol Education are recruiting for a dedicated graduate who aspires to support children who have varying forms of SEN.

If this sounds like you, then apply for this SEN Teaching Assistant role at a warm and welcoming school in Newcastle, which you have the opportunity to make a real impact in these childrens lives.

As a Teaching Assistant at the school, you will have the opportunity to work with a team of experienced SEN Teaching Assistants, SEN Teachers, and Educational Psychologists within the Inclusion team. This school are keen to work with committed and talented graduates and are passionate about delivering the highest level of support to their children. 

Long-term role, Full-time position, Mon Fri Paid 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant placement 70 to 80 per day (term-time only) Deliver Maths, English and creative intervention support. Help with emotional support, where you can act as a good role model for all pupils. 

Work with highly experienced staff in the Inclusion team Supportive SLT Opportunity to work with industry professionals. Regular training and support by a welcoming SEN school. 

Ideal (but not compulsory) - Qualifications 2:2 or above in any subject (Psychology based degree would be advantageous). Strong academic background Prior experience as a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant, Tutor, or other relevant fields such as Youth Work or Support Worker roles would be advantageous. Desire to support pupils with SEN Aspirations to become an SEN Teacher, Educational Psychologist, or SENCO Proactive and engaging personality.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate with aspirations to specialise in SEN education.


  • Excellent weekly pay, paid into your account every Friday
  • Dedicated consultant who supports you through your placement
  • Guaranteed work, 5 days a week at the same, consistent school
  • Online training courses available for you, FREE or discounted
  • Pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Regular reviews and pay increases based on performance
  • Rewarding job with an excellent, supportive team around you
  • Invites to Protocol Education coffee mornings and events hosted for candidates
  • Recommend a friend incentive scheme earning up to £250 per person (uncapped!)


  • Have experience working in a SEN setting
  • Have experience working with SEN children and willing to help with pupil’s personal care needs if required
  • Be a team player with a flexible approach to teaching
  • Be confident working 1:1 with a KS1 child
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • The ability to make a positive contribution to the school as a whole

Don't delay, apply today - all applicants will be considered.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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.

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