Primary Teaching Assistant


Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of special educational needs (SEN) students?

Do you have experience with/around people with special needs?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become a vital part of our dynamic team at a Crawley Special Educational Needs school!

Position: Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

At our primary school, we believe in providing a nurturing and supportive environment where every child’s potential can be unlocked. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in empowering our students to thrive and achieve their goals. Your dedication and compassion will make a significant difference in their lives.

Qualities We Value:

  1. Resilience: The path of supporting special needs students may present challenges, but your resilience will be an essential asset in creating a positive learning atmosphere.
  2. Positivity: A positive attitude can ignite a spark in our students, inspiring them to overcome obstacles and embrace their unique abilities.
  3. Teamwork: Collaboration is the cornerstone of our school’s success. We cherish team players who contribute to a cohesive and supportive work environment.

Working Hours & Compensation:

  • Hours: 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM (with a 45-minute lunch break)
  • Pay: £76 per day
  • Contract: Term-time only (12 weeks temp to perm)
  • Start ASAP

We value your expertise and are committed to nurturing your potential. As a temporary role, the probation period spans 12 weeks. During this time, we will assess your contribution to our school and aim for a successful permanent placement at the end of the probation period.

Why become a SEN TA?

  • Make a Difference: Your dedication will positively impact the lives of students with special educational needs, providing them with opportunities for growth and development.
  • Professional Growth: We offer ongoing training and development programs to enhance your skills, equipping you to excel in your role.
  • Supportive Environment: Be part of a close-knit community that values collaboration and recognises the significance of each team member.
  • Fulfilling Work: Experience the joy of witnessing the progress and achievements of our incredible students as they surpass their potential.

Ready to embark on a fulfilling journey with us? Join us in shaping a brighter future for these exceptional children. Apply now to become a valued member of the family!


Important Notice: For you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. Pink Tile is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. During the application process, you will be required to:

– Provide details for us to complete reference checks prior to employment.

– Provide an Enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain one (which Pink Tile can assist with).

Pink Tile Education, their schools and candidates all share the view of “Best Fit, Every Time” and our role is to ensure that every candidate we place has a positive impact on the team of their new employers. 

We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we sometimes cannot reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time, your application may have been unsuccessful on this specific occasion, but we encourage you to apply for positions that you may see in the future. Alternatively, please check missed calls and all your email folders as it may have been that we have tried to reach you. Thank you. 

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