SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Teaching Assistant

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership school in Oldbury. This school is focused on working together and ensuring all children achieve their potential, empowering them and staff through their values.

Our client is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with SEND in Year 4. Responsibilities will include supporting a pupil with Physical Needs, this role does include personal care, you will be delivering 1:1 support to this pupil, supporting the pupil with moving around the school and at break and lunchtimes.

This Teaching Assistant vacancy is a full-time position working Monday to Friday starting as soon as possible and is expected 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 (preferred if you have previously worked in KS2) 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 Oldbury which is easily accessible from Tividale, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Bearwood, Cradley Heath, Halesowen, Quinton, West Bromwich, Tipton and Dudley. 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.