Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work in an Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ Primary school in Sparkbrook to join their support staff team on a long-term basis. The school are committed to giving all children every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards.

Our client wants to appoint a dedicated Teaching Assistant to work 1-1 with a child in Year 3 with SEN (SEMH needs). It will be supporting learning and learning behaviours in class and taking the child for learning/ sensory breaks when needed

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 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
  • Up to £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

This SEN Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Sparkbrook which is easily commutable from Balsall Heath, Bordesley Green, Moseley, Edgbaston, Tyseley, Hall Green 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.