Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work in an Ofsted-rated ‘Good’ Primary school in Bordesley Green to join their support staff team on a long-term basis. Everyone at the school is committed to providing a caring and friendly school, a happy place to learn because happy children make engaged learners.

Our client wants to appoint a passionate Teaching Assistant to work with children with SEN in a hub. The hub is an area within the Primary school that is dedicated to catering for children with needs. Most of the children in the hub are autistic. Responsibilities in this role include supporting the children to meet their individual needs, keeping the children engaged and monitoring their progress.

This SEN Teaching Assistant role is to start ASAP and will continue until the end of the academic year, potentially longer. The position is full-time.

Required Skills and Experience for this SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Experience working in schools in the UK
  • Minimum Level 3 qualification
  • Experience supporting children with SEN
  • Effectively manage the behaviour and engagement of the children
  • Motivating and encouraging the children
  • Supporting with learning and development
  • Working closely with the class teacher
  • Commitment to the role
  • Being flexible when needed

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

  • A competitive salary of up to £100 per day which equates to £19,500 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
  • Up to £150 welcome to the team bonus – paid automatically after working 10 days
  • 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 SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Bordesley Green which is easily commutable from Small Heath, Alum Rock, Ward End, Nechells, Yardley, Tyseley, Balsall Heath and most areas of Birmingham via car, bus and train.

To apply for this SEN Teaching Assistant role or to discuss it further, please contact Paige Skinner 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.