SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education is currently recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work within a Primary School in Cheltenham. The school’s most recent report states that ‘Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) access the same curriculum as others. In English and Mathematics, learning is adapted to ensure that these pupils learn well.’

The SEN Teaching Assistant role is to support a Key Stage 2 child with ASD, communication and language needs.

The successful applicants would need to have a secure understanding of the Primary curriculum, strong behaviour management skills, and previous experience of supporting those with SEN. The school are looking for candidates who are willing to commit to a long-term position to ensure consistency for the children.

We are looking for a passionate and committed SEN Teaching Assistant to join the school’s happy and caring team. The role is due to start in September and will continue provisionally until the end of the academic year.

Required Skills and Experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of supporting those with SEN
  • Committed to long term role
  • Highly motivated to improve outcomes for children
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a secure understanding of phonics and early reading or willing to train

The benefits of an SEN Teaching Assistant working for Flourish Education:

  • Pay from £85 to £95 per day which equates to £18,550 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.

Location:

This SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity is in Cheltenham and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Churchdown, Tewkesbury, Newent, Gloucester and Bishops Cleeve. The school has an onsite carpark and is easily accessible via public transport.

If you’re interested in this opportunity then apply now, or to find out more, please contact Rebecca Stanton at Flourish Education.

Legal

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.