SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you a Teaching Assistant with experience supporting SEN needs?

Flourish Education are working with a school in the Great Barr area to recruit a part-time teaching assistant to support a Key Stage Two pupil on a 1 to 1 basis. The pupil needs morning only support and has Autism needs – previous experience with this would be preferred.

Due to the nature of the role, a commitment to a long-term position which provides continuity for the pupil.

This SEND Teaching Assistant Job role:

  • Teaching assistant working with SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis
  • Build relationships with the pupils, parents and staff.
  • Show secure subject knowledge to support learning.
  • Follow school policy regarding behaviour management systems.
  • Working 5 days per week – 8.30 to 1.00pm

Required Skills and Experience for this SEND Teaching Assistant role:

  • Valid teaching assistant qualification (minimum Level 2)
  • Previous experience working across a range of UK Primary year groups
  • A nurturing and caring approach with young people.
  • Commitment to a long-term role.
  • A DBS on the update service or issued in the last 12 months.
  • Minimum of 2 excellent references required.

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

  • A competitive salary of £58.86 - £68.13 per day which equates to £11,477.70 - £13.285.35 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 schools that you will thrive in
  • Free on-going CPD opportunities

The teaching assistant role is based in the Great Barr area so is easily reached by those on public transport from West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Sandwell and Perry Barr. For those who are commuting by car, the school has on-site parking and can be reached by those living in Handsworth, Smethwick, Walsall and Edgbaston.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then please apply now or get in touch with Richard 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.