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SEN Teaching Assistant – Staffordshire

Liquid Personnel is currently recruiting for SEN Teaching Assistants to join our client based in Staffordshire. To be successful for this role, you must be an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant preferably with experience of supporting children that present challenging behaviours in their mainstream schools.

Your benefits as a 
SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Thorough induction, and ongoing support
  • Excellent pay rate
  • Highly supportive team and management
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

Your duties as a SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • To support our children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment.
  • Supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.
  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the school, and to promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.
  • Support the class teacher and contribute to providing high quality, challenging, and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.
  • Like many SEN environments, your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Experience working with SEN in an employed or voluntary setting   
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own car desirable 
  • A recognised qualification at Level 2 or above in Support work for Teaching and Learning in Schools or an equivalent is desirable    
  • GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.  
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.  
  • Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN or SEMH/ASD  
  • Ability to adapt
  • The desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual 
  • Be positive and creative in assisting to meet pupils’ individual needs


SEN Teaching Assistant – Staffordshire

Job details
Sector: Special educational needs
Location: Stafford
Salary: £20,000 - £20,000 pa
Type: Permanent