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SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 1 February by 1st Staff Ltd Easy Apply Ended

1st Staff are looking to recruit a SEN TA for an independent alternative provision for primary school pupils with SEMH or exhibit challenging behaviour.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with primary school-aged pupils between the ages of 5-11 with SEMH or challenging behaviour.Candidates with additional skills such as Makaton, BSL, PECS and Team Teach are extremely sought after. Exposure and knowledge of the SEN spectrum is a distinct advantage but not essential.

Essential Skills:

Able to cope with the challenges of working in EBD and SEN settings

Experience of working with pupils aged between 5 and 11

Able to work as part of a team

Calm, patient and empathetic temperament

Flexible, reliable and enthusiastic



An ability to deal with challenging behaviours and situations

This is a flexible role that draws upon the knowledge, skills and expertise of professionals with experience of working with children who present challenging behaviour and who have significant and complex social, emotional and learning needs. The purpose of the role is to work collaboratively with colleagues (teaching, support and therapeutic) to maximise progress for children. The worker may work one to one with a specific child or may support a small group or whole class, depending on need. The worker will support the successful operation of all aspects of the school, as directed by teachers and the leadership team.

If you feel you would be suitable for this role please do not hesitate to send your cv to Richard at 1st Staff

1st Staff are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

Reference: 34378896

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