SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership school in Harborne. The school has provision for children with SEND, including a SEND Hub, which is used to support children, across the primary age range, who have SEND on a small group of 1-1 basis outside of the classroom.

Our client is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a child, in Key Stage 1 with ASD and ADHD on a 1-1 basis. Responsibilities will include supporting the KS1 child 1-1 within the classroom and the SEND Hub, you will be required to work to an EHCP, and report back to the SENCo on the progress made. This role could be full-time, with potential for part-time up to 3 days a week as part of a job share.

This role is due to start ASAP and is set to continue until the end of the 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 TA role is based at a school in Harborne which is easily accessible from Quinton, Edgbaston, Selly Oak, Bartley Green, Smethwick and Bearwood. 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 Lizzy Francis-Drummond 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.