SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Harrow
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SEN TA H 020424
Salary: £84 - 100 per day
Job Published: 16 days ago

Job Opportunity: SEN Teaching Assistant Location: Harrow, London

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs (SEN)? Do you possess the dedication and empathy needed to support their academic and personal development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Position Overview: We are seeking a compassionate and committed SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team in Harrow, London. As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing individualized support to students with diverse learning needs, ensuring they receive the guidance and encouragement required to thrive in the classroom and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to students with special educational needs (SEN), assisting them in accessing the curriculum and achieving their learning goals.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers and SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators) to implement personalized education plans (IEPs) and adapt teaching strategies to meet the specific needs of each student.
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment, where all students feel valued, supported, and empowered to succeed.
  • Assist students in developing essential skills, including communication, social interaction, and independent living skills, promoting their overall well-being and independence.
  • Support students during transitions between activities and settings, providing guidance and encouragement as they navigate their educational journey.


  • Previous experience working as an SEN Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for supporting students with special educational needs, coupled with patience, empathy, and understanding.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in responding to the diverse needs of students, including those with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges.
  • A commitment to upholding safeguarding and child protection policies at all times.


  • Competitive weekly pay, with salaries disbursed every Friday, providing financial stability and peace of mind for our dedicated staff.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within our supportive and inclusive educational community.
  • Access to comprehensive training and ongoing support to enhance your skills and knowledge as an SEN Teaching Assistant.
  • The opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs and contribute to their academic and personal growth.

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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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