SEN Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education
Merseyside, UK
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Are you looking for your first or even next SEN Teaching Assistant role? Are you an SEN Teaching Assistant wanting to return to work after a period away from the classroom? Do you have experience working with young people with SEN in any capacity?

We are working with a number of schools in the Wirral area that are looking to recruit Sen Teaching Assistants. The role of an SEN Teaching Assistant can be extremely varied and challenging but also very rewarding; you will be expected to support pupils either individually or as well supporting the entire classroom. In the role, flexibility resilience and a sense of humour are essential.

Roles vary from ad-hoc daily cover to longer term positions, although this could lead to something more long-term in future, dependent upon the schools need. The successful candidate would need to be available to start as soon as possible, when schools return in September


A dedicated, professional and friendly specialist SEN consultant and a branch with 24-hour on-call facilities
Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding, 'Team Teach' and 'Price'.
Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)
Flexible hours and working patterns
A 'Recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300 RESPONSIBILITIES

Being willing and able to support classes of primary and secondary aged children, helping to managing behaviour in line with school policies
Support individual or groups of students

Engaging with the pupils and keeping them on task, assisting with queries where possible
Dealing with any immediate issues or emergencies according to the school policies and procedures


An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) - we can help with this!
A flexible, punctual, professional and approachable manner
The ability to establish rapport quickly with children whilst maintaining a high standard of control and discipline
Qualification levels can vary from none rite up to degree level WHAT NEXT?

We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match.

All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks, including enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and full referencing process, and the cost of any new police check (DBS) required will be met by the candidate.

If you are suitable for this position a phone interview will be offered in the first instance, until the reopening of our office, were a brief face to face meeting will be conducted to complete the registration process. You could start working in the school soon after. To discuss this in more detail please contact John Richey, via email at (url removed)


Randstad Education is the UK market leader in education recruitment. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent education jobs for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2,500 schools each week we can find the right match for your skills.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please Apply Online Now!

Randstad Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and requires all applicants to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
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