Teaching Assistant – SEN – September 2024 Start


    Empowering Learning

    Empowering Learning are recruiting on behalf of an SEN Provision in Burton on Trent for multiple Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistants to start in September 2024.

    We are recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a students with additional needs, to be discussed with the right candidate. This will be a full-time position Monday – Friday with working hours Mon- Thurs: 8.15 am- 4.15 pm, Friday 8:15am – 3:00pm. This position is also a temporary to permanent role therefore after 12 weeks working via Empowering Learning a full contract of employment will be offered directly from the SEN Provision offering an annual salary between £20,624.76 – £21,506.16.

    If you are passionate about inclusion and ensuring all children receive access to cohesive Teaching & Learning through support both academically and from a pastoral aspect to support students in their independence in each of their individual learning journeys.

    The job

    • The school is looking for someone who is passionate about inclusion and providing additional support, to provide the very best opportunity for allocated students.
    • You will work with the subject specialist teachers who will provide their expertise in supporting you with the subject matter to enable you to deliver engaging learning support.
    • To provide specialist subject expertise to assist students, completing reports and providing feedback on student progress as appropriate.

    The successful candidate will

    • Have experience working with children and young adults between the ages of 5-19
    • Have the confidence and ability to challenge negative behaviours and re-focus learning engagement.
    • Have an understanding of SEND and provide a calm and nurturing learning environment. In addition have a full understanding of supporting children and young adults with Special Educational Needs including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Speech & Language Disorders, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), communication needs, therapeutic needs (including speech and language and sensory processing needs), and associated challenging behaviour.

    How to apply

    If you are an SEN Teaching Assistant with relevant experience looking for their next challenge, then we would like to hear from you. Apply today via the website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Empowering Learning, please contact Ben on or , or contact via email at .

    Empowering Learning Ltd. are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. You will also be required to provide 2 professional references covering at least the last 2 years, and complete our online application followed by a video or face to face interview.