SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Hastings
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: fs tn34
Salary: £83.85 - 90.50 per day + £50 Referral + PAYE
Job Published: 17 days ago

Are you passionate about supporting neuro-diverse learners in overcoming barriers to learning? Do you thrive in a dynamic educational environment dedicated to promoting holistic development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

About Us:

Protocol Education are a leading education recruitment agency committed to providing exceptional support to schools and educational institutions nationwide. We are currently working with a special school catering to pupils from aged 6 - 16, who demonstrate the capacity to reach age-related expectations but face significant barriers to learning due to their neuro-diverse profiles and additional social, emotional, and mental health needs.

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting pupils with a range of needs, including communication and interaction difficulties, cognition and learning challenges, social, emotional, and mental health difficulties, as well as moderate learning difficulties. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide support to students with special educational needs in classroom settings.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualized learning plans tailored to each student's requirements.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes the development of key skills and independence.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to deliver engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Support students with personal care and mobility needs as required.


  • Previous experience working with children or young people with special educational needs is desirable.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting students with diverse needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A commitment to promoting the well-being and development of all students.


  • Competitive pay rates ranging from £83.85 to £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.
  • Continuous professional development through tailored training opportunities.
  • £50 Refer a Friend Scheme

If you are passionate about supporting children with special educational needs and thrive in a dynamic and rewarding 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 our 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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