SEN Teaching Assistant – Newport

Posted 2 years ago by Twenty 4 Seven
£65 - £80 per day
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Job Description

Twenty4Seven Education is  currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work full time within a welcoming school in Newport (East). You will work with the class teacher to support the learning for pupils with additional needs and will be required to help the pupils to interact with each other  and engage in group activities. The successful SEN Teaching Assistant will also be expected to  assist with general classroom duties when required.
Experience in supporting pupils with additional needs including Autism would be desirable.

Typical duties of a 1:1 Teaching Assistant:

  • Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes
  • Supervise and support pupils in access of learning
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans and Personal Care programmes.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.


Desirable skills:

  • A good standard of general education (ie. NVQ level 2 or equivalent)
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English
  • Previous experience of working with young people
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Ability to use basic technology
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults and respond appropriately
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • Feel confident working 1:1 with a child under the guidance of their teacher


The school is looking to appoint the right candidate to start in June, with the role continuing in September. This job role is a temporary position. However, in some cases a permanent contract can arise at a later date.

TwentySeven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its workers to share this commitment. Registration with Twenty4Seven Education will be subject to comprehensive, pre-employment vetting checks in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. This process includes obtaining above satisfactory references from previous employers, confirming right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check or update service subscription confirmation, health declaration and overseas police checks (if applicable). This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity so further checks will be carried out against the appropriate barred list.

To find out more about the job role please do not hesitate to contact Darcy – or call on 02921602662.