SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding role in an Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ school? Flourish Education is seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team in Oldbury. This unique opportunity offers the flexibility of day-to-day supply work, allowing you to maintain a great work-life balance while making a significant impact in a Primary School setting.

Our client is seeking an SEN Teaching Assistant for a long-term, full-time position, starting in September and continuing until the end of the academic year. The responsibilities will include, supporting a pupil in Year 6 with ASD and providing class-based support to other pupils who require help accessing the curriculum.

This SEN Teaching Assistant Job Role:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with SEN, particularly those with ASD.
  • Assist in implementing the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2 (KS2).
  • Work closely with the classroom teacher to support student learning.
  • Help manage classroom behaviour and create a positive learning environment.
  • Prepare learning materials and assist with classroom activities.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification.
  • Previous UK school experience is essential.
  • Previous experience working with children who have SEN, preferred if experience is with children who have ASD.
  • Familiarity with the National Curriculum and Key Stage 2 (KS2).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Our Promise To You!

We promise that we will never pressure you into working and will only offer you work where and when you want it, allowing you to fit work around your other commitments – giving you a great work-life balance.

As well as only working the days you want to work, in schools you will love and a £100 welcome to the team bonus; working as an SEN Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education also offers you other excellent benefits, including:

  • £85.02 to £98.41 a day which equates to £16,578.90 to £19,189.95 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella.
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates, 12.07% of your day rate is accrued into your holiday pot.
  • Pension Contributions.
  • Free KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM, and abuse.
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.

This position is in Oldbury, which is easily commutable from West Bromwich, Smethwick, Rowley Regis, Dudley, Halesowen, and Quinton. The school offers onsite parking and excellent transport links from most areas of Birmingham.

Interested? Apply now or contact Richard Preece for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.


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 age