SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Harlow
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary
Reference: EZSSEN96
Salary: £83.85 - 90.00 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 10 days ago

Are you passionate about making a difference in a child's life? Do you have experience working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Protocol Education is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a SEN child in a primary school within the Harlow area. This is a full-time, long-term position starting in September.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to a child with SEN, helping them to access the curriculum and achieve their potential.
  • Implement individualized learning plans and strategies in collaboration with the classroom teacher and SENCo.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Assist with classroom activities and ensure the child is fully engaged and supported.
  • Monitor and track the child's progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Support the child's social and emotional development.
  • Work closely with the school team to ensure the child's needs are met effectively.


  • Previous experience working with children with SEN, preferably in a primary school setting.
  • A compassionate, patient, and nurturing approach.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or childcare are desirable.
  • An understanding of different SEN needs and strategies to support them.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to make a real difference in a child's educational journey.
  • Supportive and collaborative school environment.
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about supporting children with SEN and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you!

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

Join us in making a positive impact on a child's life and help them achieve their full potential!

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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