SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Hailsham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: rm bn27
Salary: £83.85 - 90.50 per day + £50 Referral + PAYE
Job Published: 18 days ago

Are you passionate about supporting children with social, emotional, and mental health needs in a nurturing and inclusive environment? Protocol Education, a top education recruitment agency, are seeking dedicated individuals to join a school that offers a nurture-based education and provision approach for children aged 4 - 16.

About the School:

Our partner school provides a nurturing educational experience for children identified as having social, emotional, and mental health needs. With a focus on creating a safe and supportive environment, the school offers students the opportunity to enjoy a full educational experience where they can thrive emotionally and physically. While primarily catering to children with SEMH needs, the school also provides additional and/or different provisions for a range of other needs, including cognition and learning needs, communication and interaction needs, sensory and/or physical needs, and moderate learning difficulties.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to develop, improve, and deliver innovative provisions for children who are not succeeding in mainstream education.
  • Utilize therapeutically based teaching strategies combined with a caring, understanding, and nurturing approach to classroom and behaviour management.
  • Provide one-to-one and group support to students with diverse needs in classroom settings.
  • Foster a nurturing and positive learning environment that promotes emotional well-being and academic success.
  • Collaborate with teachers and support staff to deliver exciting and engaging learning experiences.


  • Devotion and resilience to support children with social, emotional, and mental health needs..
  • Previous experience working with children with SEMH needs is desirable..
  • Ability to motivate students towards high achievement.
  • Commitment to fulfilling the needs of pupils experiencing behavioural, emotional, or learning difficulties, and social communication difficulties.


  • Competitive pay rates ranging from £83.85 - £90.50 per day.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.
  • Ongoing support and professional development opportunities through CPD courses and training sessions with the school.
  • Continuous professional development through tailored training opportunities.
  • £50 Refer a Friend Scheme

If you are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of young people with SEMH and thrive in a supportive and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as a SEN Teaching Assistant and contribute to the success and well-being of students.

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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