SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

We are recruiting multiple SEN Teaching Assistants to work in a mainstream Primary School in Cheltenham. These roles are to begin in September for the new academic year. You will be working on a 1:1 basis with primary aged children who have severe autism and PMLD (profound multiple learning difficulties).

The Primary school we are working with have an Ofsted rating of “Good” and are based near the St. Pauls area of Cheltenham with great public transport links.

The SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) would need to have previous experience working with SEN children and must be committed to a long-term post. The position is to begin in September and will be ongoing until the end of the academic year.

Required skills and experience for the SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) role.

  • Qualified minimum level 2 Teaching assistant or equivalent.
  • SEN experience is essential for this role.
  • Experience working in a nursery or primary school setting.
  • Commitment to long term post.
  • Contact references from all employment in the last 24 months.
  • A clear DBS on the update service.
  • A passion for working with children.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour.
  • Provide safety to the class children.

Working as a SEN Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education offers you excellent benefits, including:

  • Up to £95.88 daily rate based on a 6.5 hour working day, you will be paid extra for overtime.
  • £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
  • Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
  • 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.


The school is located in Cheltenham and is easily accessible from M5 and commutable from, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Swindon Village, Prestbury, Bishops Cleeve, Churchdown and Hatherly. The primary schools all have excellent transport links and most offer onsite parking

Interested? Apply now by clicking the link or call and ask for Sav for more information.


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.