SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you a caring and dedicated SEN teaching assistant looking for a rewarding new role? Do you want to make a real difference to a child’s Education and well-being? Do you have high expectations of pupils, and the ability to think ‘outside the box’ to overcome any barriers to learning?

Flourish Education is currently recruiting for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work within an OFSTED rated ‘good’ school in Malvern. A recent OFSTED report states that; Leaders have high expectations for staff and pupils alike. They have planned an ambitious curriculum for all pupils, including for those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)

As an SEN Teaching assistant at the school, you will be supporting a child in Year 1 with autism. As part of your role, you will be required to modify and adapt whole class activities as necessary under the overall direction and supervision of a teacher. The child finds it difficult to stay ‘on task’, and needs encouragement to persevere with their learning. It will be your responsibility to assess pupil progress alongside their IEP, and to support them to meet individual targets set my the school and parents.

The successful applicant would need to have a secure understanding of the EYFS/KS1 curriculum and previous experience of working with children with SEN. The school are looking for a dedicated SEN teaching assistant who is willing to commit to a long-term position to ensure consistency for the child.

This is a full time position to start immediately and to continue for as long as the child needs support, potentially until they have completed their Primary Education.

Required Skills and Experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • Committed to long-term role
  • Experience of working with children with SEN
  • A secure knowledge of the EYFS/KS1 curriculum

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

  • Up to £95 per day which equates to £18,525 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
  • Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.


This ECT opportunity is located in Malvern, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Worcester, Colwall and Ledbury. We work with schools that have onsite carparks, or that are 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.


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.