Teaching Assistant – Special Educational Needs

£70 - £100 p/day

Teaching Assistant – Special Educational Needs – Full Time 8:30am – 3:30pm

Monday to Friday, term time only.

Start soon (Notice Periods Considered) – Crowborough area, East Sussex, UK.

A special educational needs secondary school in the Crowborough area are looking for a Teaching Assistant to become part of their fantastic team starting as soon as possible. The school has a highly effective senior leadership team and can demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning, as well as resilient and hardworking class assist in. The main SEN that the young people have is ASD & some moderate and severe learning difficulties.

The school are looking for a candidate that has a background of working with children (in school, volunteering, general life experience, clubs, etc.) and appreciate the dedication needed to gain Teaching Assistant studies certificates. However, what they are specifically looking for is a TA with a natural skill of working with children, a proactive and reactive team player that has the children’s learning at the forefront of their practice.

This is a wonderful opportunity to become a Teaching Assistant in one of our wonderful SEN schools. If you are seeking an opportunity as a secondary Teaching Assistant and have the relevant skills and qualifications, we want to hear from you.

The school are seeking candidates who:

  • Are caring and understanding of children’s needs
  • Have high expectations of children’s behaviour and attainment
  • Are very well organised & efficient
  • Are open to advice, feedback and guidance from colleagues
  • Are able to work as part of a team
  • (Desired) Have experience of directly working/being with children with SEN (such as ASD (autism), ADHD, PMLD)

Secondary Teaching Assistant required – Full-time, term time – Crowborough, East Sussex.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Child Enhanced DBS placed on the Update Service, or happy to obtain one during the compliance stages.
  • A passion for working with young people

The school can offer you:

  • A happy, positive, vibrant working environment
  • An inclusive school with a wide and diverse community
  • Talented, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who are committed to continuous improvement
  • Pupils, who are eager to learn
  • An attractive and well-resourced school

This role would also suit people looking to work closely with children as a career, teachers looking to step down but still wants to be in the classroom, or budding teachers looking for hands-on experience with primary children in a school setting, learning practices from professionals already at the school.

If you are looking for an opportunity in a fantastic SEN secondary school, please consider applying!

The school has availability in Key Stage 1 to 4. They also have PMLD classes that would suit candidates with a background in care work. If there is a particular year group or class, do let us know.

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

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake various background checks including obtaining a DBS, if they do not hold a valid certificate that is on the update service.

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