Full time 121 TA

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary £75 - £80 per day
Job type Teaching Assistant
Discipline Infant
Contact NameSonia Molina

Job description

Step Teachers are collaborating with a school in Cambridgeshire to recruit a Full-Time KS2 TA (Level 2 equivalent or higher) to join their team short-term starting after the October half-term.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with complex needs? Do you have experience working with individuals who require additional support in an educational setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

At Step Teachers, we are dedicated to connecting talented educators with schools that provide exceptional learning environments. We are currently seeking an experienced and compassionate Special Education Teaching Assistant to join our partner school in a short-term (with the possibility of going to a long-term) role starting in September.


  • Providing one-on-one assistance to students during classroom activities, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Adapting and modifying instructional materials to meet the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Assisting students with personal care tasks, such as feeding, toileting, and mobility, as required.
  • Monitoring and documenting student progress, and providing feedback to the teaching team.
  • Promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment that fosters independence, social interaction, and emotional growth.


  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or similar role in special education settings, preferably with students who have complex needs.
  • Good knowledge of the KS1 and KS2 curriculum
  • A strong understanding of various disabilities and learning difficulties, and the ability to adapt teaching strategies accordingly.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with students, teachers, and parents.
  • Resilience, adaptability, and a positive attitude when faced with challenges.
  • Relevant certifications or training in special education or related fields (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Makaton, PECS) are highly desirable.

Why Step Teachers?

  • Our core values: honesty, hard-working, and professionalism.
  • Over two decades of experience in supplying educational professionals to regions including East Anglia, North London, Hertfordshire, and Plymouth.
  • Establishing enduring partnerships with Primary, Secondary, and SEN Schools.
  • Weekly PAYE payment structure.

Step Teachers is endorsed as an approved supplier by the Crown Commercial Service and takes pride in being REC audited. This reflects our commitment to stringent checks in alignment with the REC Code of Professional Practice, emphasizing the safeguarding and advancement of children's and young people's welfare. Upon registration, candidates undergo various assessments, including an enhanced DBS check, comprehensive references encompassing the most recent employment, and confirmation of eligibility to work in the UK.

We provide an array of benefits, including high street discounts, travel perks, gym memberships, and numerous exclusive offers, coupled with standard physical and emotional well-being services through our payment portal. Introduce a friend to us and receive a share of £200 Amazon vouchers and a chance to win a European holiday worth £1000!  – if you know anyone seeking temporary, permanent, or supply work, reach out to us without delay!