SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a SEND Teaching Assistant to work at a local partnership school in Quinton, Birmingham. This school is focused on working together and ensuring all children achieve their potential, empowering them and staff through their values. This school is Good rated and was recently inspected.

Our client is looking to appoint a SEND Teaching Assistant to support a child who has Autism on a 1-1 basis in Key Stage 1. Responsibilities will include supporting a child who has Autism, delivering small group interventions, and working closely with the class teacher to support the child in achieving their learning goals.

This SEND Teaching Assistant vacancy is a full-time position working Monday to Friday starting after May Half-term and will 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 (preferred if you have previously worked in KS1 or EYFS)
  • 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 Quinton which is easily accessible from Bartley Green, Woodgate, Harborne, Halesowen, Shenley Fields, Selly Oak and Bournville. 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 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.