SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 18 January 2024
Salary £75 - £85 per day
Job type Teaching Assistant
Discipline Secondary
Contact NameChantelle Hopes

Job description

Are you a dedicated and experienced Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding opportunity? We have a fantastic vacancy for a SEN TA to join a dynamic Specialist Unit within a well-established secondary school in Suffolk.

About the School: Our partner school is renowned for its commitment to providing exceptional education to students with Special Educational Needs. The Specialist Unit is a hub of support and inclusion, fostering a positive learning environment for students with diverse needs. The school's dedicated staff and inclusive ethos create a welcoming community that values every student's unique potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one support and general classroom support
  • Collaborate with the SENCO and teaching staff to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Foster positive relationships with students, promoting their social and emotional development
  • Contribute to the assessment and monitoring of student progress


  • Proven experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Knowledge of various Special Educational Needs, including ASD, ADHD, and learning difficulties
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the individual needs of students
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant qualifications and certifications in Special Education

Why Step Teachers? 

  • Our 3 core values. Honesty, hard work and professionalism.
  • Over 20 years in supply education professionals across East Anglia, North London, Hertfordshire and Plym