SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Watford
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SEMLSATA1
Salary: £80 - 95 per day + £50 Referral, PAYE
Job Published: 16 days ago

About Protocol Education: Protocol Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to matching talented educators with rewarding opportunities in schools across the UK. We work closely with schools and educational institutions to provide high-quality staffing solutions, ensuring that every student has access to the support and resources they need to succeed.

Position Overview: We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a SEN Teaching Assistant. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work in various schools supported by Protocol Education, providing essential support to students with special educational needs. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of students with diverse learning needs.


  • Provide one-on-one support to students with special educational needs, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Assist teachers in adapting lesson plans and materials to meet the individual needs of students
  • Help students develop social skills and build positive relationships with peers
  • Support students in developing independence and self-confidence
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create personalized learning plans for students with special educational needs
  • Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents
  • Ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students


  • Experience working with special educational needs is a necessity
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, empathy, and understanding of the diverse needs of students
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Flexibility and adaptability in responding to the changing needs of students
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or a related field are desirable


  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development opportunities, including training in special educational needs
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students with special educational needs

How to Apply: If you are passionate about supporting students with special educational needs and want to contribute to their success, we encourage you to apply for the SEN Teaching Assistant position through Protocol Education. 

Protocol Education is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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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