SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant

We are currently looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant, for upcoming opportunities at an alternate education provider.  The position is originally for day-to-day cover, but can lead to long term for the perfect candidate. The candidate in question should have strong behaviour management skills, and experience working with various special educational needs.

  • You will have a good understanding of Special Educational Needs and Educational Inclusion
  • A passion for working with SEN children and young adults is essential, and previous experience is expected
  • Applicants should have a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification, and further credentials in working with specific Special Educational Needs are always a welcome addition.
  • It would be desirable that you are able to work in environments that can be more challenging behaviourally. This is not essential however.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service.  This is a new framework for schools to use, ensuring they have access to reputable agencies who meet certain safeguarding and recruitment guidelines.  The DfE are heavily marketing this service across schools and we would strongly suggest making sure you are registered with a CCS approved agency moving forwards.  Registering with Step Teachers ensures you are working for a trusted partner of the DfE.

Candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK. Step Teachers are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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