SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Richmond upon Thames
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: SENTARICHMOND2
Salary: £425 - 450 per week
Job Published: 25 days ago

 SEN Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)

Location: Richmond Upon Thames, London
Position: SEN Teaching Assistant (SEN TA)
Start Date: September 2024
Agency: Protocol Education

Pay:£425-£450 per week 


About the Role:

Protocol Education is seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join a supportive secondary school in Richmond, London, starting in September. This is a full-time, temporary position, ideal for someone passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with special educational needs, ensuring they can access the curriculum and achieve their full potential.
  • Assist the class teacher in implementing individual education plans (IEPs) and adapting lesson materials to meet the specific needs of SEN students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting the social and emotional development of all students.
  • Support students with personal care needs, if required, ensuring their comfort and well-being throughout the school day.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator).
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a holistic approach to each student's education and development.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge in SEN support.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience working with children or young people with special educational needs in an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of SEN students.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach to working with students with diverse needs.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or SEN support are desirable but not essential.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a willingness to learn.

What Protocol Education Offers:

  • Competitive pay rates and weekly pay.
  • Access to a range of professional development courses and training.
  • A supportive and dedicated consultant available to assist you.
  • Opportunities for career progression and long-term placements.
  • The chance to work in a welcoming and inclusive secondary school in Kingston, London.

How to Apply:

If you are a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding role in a supportive school environment, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a cover letter to Protocol Education at [email address] by [closing date].

For more information about this opportunity, please visit our website at [Protocol Education website] or contact our office at [contact number].


Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide two professional references.

Join Protocol Education and make a significant impact on the lives of students with special educational needs!

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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