SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Redbridge
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: DT0334
Salary: £80 - 100 per day
Job Published: about 2 months ago

On behalf of a successful secondary school located in Barkingside, Redbridge Protocol Education are seeking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant.

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will help prepare learning materials and run classroom activities, with plenty of hands-on experience and some supervision too.

You will be working in close partnership with SENCo and Assistant Headteacher or allocated for day-to-day management to the Leaders of Mathematics, English, Science or other departments.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the emotional and physical needs of the students, supporting them to develop as individuals and engage with the world.

You must have a responsive and caring approach, you may be running classroom activities, leading outdoor experiences, or supervising children as they explore further afield.

Experience of working with students in an additional setting would be advantageous, however if you do not have any experience your application will still be considered.


Responsibilities as a SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Working with individuals or small groups of children in collaboration with teaching staff
  • Proactively supporting students with activities designed to enhance numeracy and literacy
  • Supporting SEN students in gaining the ability to utilise IT in the classroom
  • Promoting positive behaviour, raising esteem and encouraging an aspirational culture
  • Working with SEN students to foster their development as independent learners

What the school can offer you:

  • Free parking
  • Supportive and friendly team of experienced staff
  • Opportunity for continued professional development
  • Optional flu jab


If you meet the requirement of this SEN Teaching Assistant vacancy and wish to be considered, please apply immediately.

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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