Location: Hillingdon
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: NOTS0N78
Salary: £80 - 95 per day + Plus CPD
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description: SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Title: SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Hillingdon, Greater London, England

Job Type: Contract - Full-Time

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Secondary Industry: Social Services

Salary: £80 - £95 Per day

Benefits: Plus CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

Job Duties:

  • Supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in their educational and social development
  • Assisting the class teacher in planning and delivering differentiated lessons to meet individual needs
  • Providing one-on-one support to students with specific learning difficulties
  • Implementing strategies to promote inclusion and participation of students with SEND
  • Helping students with communication and language difficulties, including the use of British Sign Language (BSL) if required
  • Assisting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in managing their behaviour and emotional well-being
  • Supporting students during educational outings and extracurricular activities
  • Collaborating with the school's SEND coordinator and other professionals to develop individual education plans
  • Providing feedback to the class teacher on student progress and highlighting any concerns or issues
  • Creating a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Relevant certification or training in supporting students with SEND

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Prior experience working as a Teaching Assistant, preferably in a SEND setting
  • Good understanding of various special educational needs and disabilities
  • Knowledge of strategies and interventions to support students with SEND
  • Familiarity with British Sign Language (BSL) is highly desirable
  • Ability to effectively communicate and build rapport with students, teachers, and parents
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for supporting students with SEND

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Higher education qualification in Education or a related field
  • Additional training or certification in British Sign Language (BSL)

Working Conditions:

  • Working hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday
  • Contract duration: As specified in the contract
  • Work environment: School setting, primarily within classrooms and other educational spaces
  • May involve physical activities such as assisting students with mobility, lifting, or supporting students with physical disabilities


Please send in your up to date CV if you are looking for long term roles in HOUNSLOW Schools as a SEND TA.

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.

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