SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a SEND Teaching assistant to support in a SEND provision, within a 2-form entry, ‘good’ rated, Junior School in Tipton. The school introduced a focus provision for pupil with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), this includes a specialist ‘Hub’, which supports 10 pupils with Autism. This provision provides SEND Teaching Assistants, who support pupils on a 1-1 and small group intervention basis, this also includes a SEND Teacher who plans and implements individual work programmes for the pupils.

The responsibilities of this SEND Teaching Assistant role include, working with pupils with ASD, on a small group intervention and 1-1 basis, to work closely with the SEND class Teacher and SENCO, providing feedback, performing observations and assessments and following EHCPs.

This SEND Teaching Assistant role is a full-time, long-term position, starting in September and is to continue until the end of the academic year.

Required skills and experience for this SEND 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 (preferred if you have experience working with children with Autism)
  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant in Primary Schools
  • To be able to work effectively and efficiently alongside the Class Teacher.

Working as an SEND 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.
  • 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.
  • £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 SEND Teaching Assistant role is based at a school in Tipton which is easily accessible from Dudley, Tividale, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Rowley Regis, Coseley, Sedgley, Smethwick and Cradley Heath. Onsite parking is available, but the school is easily accessed via Public Transport.  

If you are a dedicated SEND 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.