SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership school in Dudley. Th school is a large school and is committed to ensuring that pupil value education and become life-long learners and do this by ensuring all children reach their maximum potential by cherishing all children.

Our client is looking to appoint a Teaching assistant to work with a child on a 1-1 basis, this child has needs including speech and language disorder and autism. The school has SEND provision including a SEND hub within the school. Your responsibilities will be supporting a child on a 1-1 basis, with autism and speech and language disorder, this would be both inside of the classroom and within the hub, you will be working to an EHCP plan and reporting back to the SEND teacher, within the hub and the SENCo on progress made.

This role would be a full-time, long-term position starting as soon as possible, right until the end of July, with potential to be extended into the next academic year .

Required skills and experience for this Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 or above in a relevant Teaching Assistant (TA) / Learning Support Assistant (LSA)/ Learning Support Practitioner (LSP) qualification.
  • Previous experience working with children with SEND on a 1-1 or small group basis.
  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant in Primary Schools in the UK.
  • To be able to work effectively and efficiently alongside the Class Teacher.

Working as a Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education you will receive excellent benefits including:

  • A competitive salary of up to £98.41 per day which equates to £19,189.95 based on working 5 days a week for the full school year.
  • 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, Prevent and FGM training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus.
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will spend time getting to know you to ensure you are placed in a school that you will thrive in, who has long-term relationship with the schools in their area.
  • Free on-going CPD Training opportunities.

This Teaching Assistant role is based at a school in Dudley which is easily accessible from Cradley Heath, Rowley Regis, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Brierley Hill, Kingswinford, Wombouorne, Bilston and Wednesbury. Onsite parking is available, but the school is easily accessed via Public Transport.  

If you are a dedicated Teaching Assistant who is passionate about supporting students through their education then, please apply now or call Richard Preece  to find out 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.