SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description


Flourish Education are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership school near Longbridge. The school aims to help children realise their aspirations and go on to achieve great things.

Responsibilities will include supporting the class teacher, providing 1:1 support, conducting small group work and assisting with the preparation of the classroom ready for lessons. The school require a Teaching Assistant to work initially in Year 2 supporting students with SEND.

This SEN Teaching Assistant vacancy is starting ASAP until the end of term but is likely to be further extended.

Required skills and experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 or above relevant Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant (LSA) qualification.
  • Previous experience working as a TA in EYFS, KS1 or KS2
  • Confident working 1:1 and with small groups of children.
  • Strong behaviour management
  • To be able to work effectively and efficiently alongside the class teacher.
  • Empathetic and supportive towards students and staff
  • Previous experience supporting students with SEN.

Working as a SEN Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education you will receive excellent benefits including:

  • A competitive salary of up to £90.00 per day which equates to £17,550 based on working 5 days a week for the full school year.
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate.
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free Safeguarding Level 1, Prevent and FGM training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.
  • Up to £150 welcome to the team bonus – paid automatically after working 10 days.
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will spend time getting to know you to ensure you are placed in schools that you will thrive in
  • Free on-going CPD opportunities

This SEN Teaching Assistant role is based at a school near Longbridge which is easily accessible from Rubery, Northfield, Selly Oak, Rednal, Kings Heath, Kings Norton and can be accessed on most public transport options

If you want to know more about this role please do call Rebecca at the Flourish Education Office or apply with your CV


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.