Teaching Assistant (SEN)


  • Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire

  • £12.00 - £13.00 per hour

  • Temporary

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs (SEN)? Join our dynamic team as a SEN TA in Nottinghamshire.


Role Purpose: To collaborate with teachers / subject coordinators in planning and delivering programmes of teaching and learning activities for pupils. The primary focus is to undertake educational activities within a framework agreed with and under the overall direction and supervision of teaching staff.

Role Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver assigned programmes of teaching and learning activities to an individual or small groups.
  • Supervise pupil/s and monitor them throughout the day
  • Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment
  • Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate.
  • Use teaching and learning objectives to plan, evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate within agreed systems of supervision.
  • Assess the needs of a pupil and use detailed knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils’ learning.
  • Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the Assistant Head Teacher as appropriate.
  • Develop and promote positive working relationships with staff, pupils and parents and promote the school positively at all times.
  • Develop methods of promoting / reinforcing the pupil/s self-esteem.
  • Support the learning needs of the pupil/s; this should include assisting with handwriting practise and helping with the delivery of subject matter
  • Support pupil behaviour needs in the classroom/on and off site
  • Provide targeted support outside of the classroom


  • Level 3 qualification in Child develpment / Education 
  • 2 years’ experience of working with young children, in a School environment.
  • An understanding of  aspects of different SEN such as: ADHD; PDA; SEMH; trauma; attachment;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods and differentiate instruction to meet diverse learning needs.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom.
  • Positive attitude, resilience, and a genuine passion for supporting SEN students.


If you're dedicated to empowering SEN students and making a positive impact in their educational journey, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in creating an inclusive learning environment where every child can thrive.


To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're interested in this position. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.



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