SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted 11 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant

**Location: Cardiff

**ASAP Start


**Experience required

Twenty4Seven Education is looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to work in this incredible special school located in Cardiff. They are looking for a teaching assistant to work within their foundation phase class supporting the classroom teacher and taking small groups of pupils to complete set learning activities.

The School

The school is specialised in caring for children with special educational needs. They work alongside educational psychologists and educational professionals to create the most accessible and enjoyable learning environment for all their pupils individual needs. The school has a team of dedicated staff who put the needs and interests of the pupils first. They provide an inclusive learning environment that enriches and stimulates the pupils giving them a wide and in-depth learning experience. They are looking for a teaching assistant who will be dedicated to providing the best educational experience for their pupils.

The Role 

The successful candidate will begin working as soon as possible and will be working weekdays during term time from 8:30 to 15:30. They will be working in the foundation phase class supporting the classroom teacher and working in small groups of pupils completing learning activities set by the teacher.

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you will: 

Work in small groups completing learning activities
Assist the pupils in accessing the curriculum
Assist the pupils in developing academically, Socially, and personally
Get to know pupils and learn how to support them further
Work with the pupils and teachers to plan and put into action systems to help the pupils
Use accessible learning materials to support all student abilities


The successful candidate

Will be patient, enthusiastic, and experienced
Will have experience working within an educational setting
Will have an understanding of how to support children with SEN
Will have a good command of the English language
Will have experience working with SEN children
Teaching Assistant qualifications are also desirable but not essential

The Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

Opportunities to work in a variety of local Schools & Colleges which enables you to establish where you work best
Twenty-4-Seven support from your designated consultant
Potential long-term roles
Competitive pay rates
Recommend-a-friend Scheme


Twenty 4 Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to obtain an Education Workforce Council (EWC) check. Full assistance will be provided.


What you need to do now:

If you’re interested in this role, please click ‘apply now.’

We are very keen to speak with Mentors, Learning Support Assistants, Residential Workers, Mental Health Workers, Youth workers, SEN Teaching Assistants, and Support Workers interested in this position. If you feel that this is you, please get in touch ASAP!

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants attend an interview (online) and undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including an application form.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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