Teaching assistant- Horsham

Location: Crawley
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary
Reference: 098765432543
Salary: £12.90 - 13.50 per hour + PAYE + £50 referral fee
Job Published: 3 days ago

Location: Horsham, UK
Position: Full-Time SEN Teaching Assistant
Salary: Competitive and based on experience
Type: Full-Time

About Us:

This school in Horsham is a dedicated and inclusive educational institution committed to providing exceptional support and education to all students, including those with special educational needs (SEN). Our nurturing environment and expert staff work collaboratively to ensure every child reaches their full potential.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and skilled SEN Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will provide tailored support to students with special educational needs, working closely with teachers and the SENCO to create an inclusive and effective learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behaviour management plans.
  • Support the class teacher in delivering differentiated lessons that cater to the needs of SEN students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Monitor and record students’ progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Assist with classroom management and ensure the safety and well-being of all students.
  • Collaborate with the SENCO and other staff to develop effective support strategies.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities to stay informed about best practices in SEN education.


  • Experience working with children with special educational needs in a school setting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, SEN qualifications) are highly desirable.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.

Protocol Education is a leading recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with schools that need their skills and expertise. We are currently recruiting for a compassionate and skilled SEN Teaching Assistant on behalf of this school in Horsham. Their nurturing environment and expert staff work collaboratively to ensure every child reaches 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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