SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are currently recruiting for a Teaching assistant to work in a Primary School located in Great Barr. The school are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 with a child with SEND.  

Responsibilities as a 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant, supporting the child with their class work, managing challenging behaviour, minimising disruption to the rest of the class. The school requires a Teaching Assistant who is committed and uses initiative to help where required.

This is a full-time Teaching Assistant role and is to start in September and is expected to continue until the end of the academic year.

Required Skills and Experience for this SEND Teaching Assistant role:

  • Minimum Level 2 Qualification
  • Experience working in primary schools and or nursery settings.
  • Knowledge of KS1 curriculum
  • Previous experience working with children with SEND
  • The ability to contribute to create a safe, engaging, and positive learning environment.
  • To be able to work effectively and efficiently alongside the class teacher.
  • Empathetic and supportive towards students and staff

Working for Flourish Education as a SEND Teaching Assistant you will receive:

  • 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 schools that you will thrive in
  • Free on-going CPD opportunities

This Teaching Assistant role is based at a school in Great Barr which is easily accessible from Kingstanding, Walsall, Caldmore, Handsworth, Perry Barr, Perry Common, West Bromwich, Sutton and Erdington. The school can be accessed easily by bus and there is an onsite car park available. 

If you are interested in this SEND Teaching Assistant role, please apply now or call 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 agency.