SEN Teaching Assistant

March 1, 2024
£80 - £100 / day

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Job Description

About the role

A Primary School in Hornchurch supports pupils with sensory processing and behavioural challenges.

All staff are provided with weekly training sessions and there are on-going CPD opportunities available to take advantage of.

Their commitment to inclusivity keeps pupils at the heart of decision making.


The Role

As a Special Needs Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing one-on-one support to an energetic child who is non-verbal and has sensory needs. You will work closely with the class teacher to implement tailored strategies and interventions, ensuring the child’s individual learning and developmental needs are met. This role offers flexibility, with the option for full-time or part-time.


The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will:

  • Have previous experience working with children with special needs, particularly those who are non-verbal and have sensory needs
  • Provide dedicated support to a child with sensory needs, promoting their engagement and participation in learning activities.
  • have experience with Makaton, familiarity with Safe Hands procedures and practices
  • Contribute to the development of IEPs, Implement strategies and interventions to meet developmental goals.
  • Effectively collaborate with teachers, parents/carers and wider school team
  • Be paid £80-100 p/day, depending on experience
  • Have access to good references and an Enhanced DBS.



Complete Classroom Services are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and undergo due diligence checks on social media use.

All school-based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.