SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are seeking an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work on a full-time basis at an OFSTED rated ‘good’ primary school in Tewkebury. The school are looking to recruit an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to provide one-to-one support for a child in Reception in September.

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant would be someone who has worked in an Early Years setting, and has previous experience of supporting pupils with SEN. You will have a good understanding of the EYFS curriculum, and work to support the Reception pupil in achieving any targets outlined in their Individual Education Plan. The school are looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant who is willing to commit to a long-term position, to ensure consistency for the child and their family. 

The Reception team work closely with Nursery and the children benefit from a free-flow environment. The successful SEN Teaching Assistant will actively seek opportunities to develop and extend learning through play. We are looking for a kind and caring SEN Teaching Assistant who has a proven track record of building supportive relationships with pupils and families, and who will work well as part of the EYFS team.

This is a full-time role to start in September, and will potentially continue until the child requiring support finishes their Primary Education. 

Required Skills and Experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification or equivalent
  • Secure knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
  • Experience of working with children with SEN
  • Committed to a long-term post (this could potentially be a long-term role until the child finishes at primary school)

The benefits of working as an SEN Teaching Assistant 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
  • 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.


This SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Tewkesbury, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Cheltenham, Malvern and Ledbury. 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.


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.