Level 3 SEN Teaching Assistant. Job in Harborne Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1382377759-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Harborne, Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant - Harborne

Tradewind Recruitment are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Primary Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join the team on a full-time basis at a primary school based in Harborne. The successful candidate will be assigned to work 1:1 with a child in Key Stage 1 (KS1) who has specific learning needs. Your role will be to provide tailored support and assistance to this student, enabling them to access the curriculum and reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

Work closely with the class teacher and the school's SENCo to understand the individual needs of the student and implement appropriate support strategies.

Provide personalised support to the child in both academic and social settings, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Assist the student with tasks that may require additional help, including reading, writing, and numeracy activities.

Use your knowledge of various learning styles to adapt teaching methods and resources to meet the child's unique requirements.

Promote the student's independence and encourage their participation in class activities.

Monitor progress, record observations, and provide regular feedback to the class teacher and SENCo.

Collaborate with other staff members and professionals to contribute to the child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP).


Level 2/3 childcare qualification

Relevant experience in supporting children with special needs, particularly in a primary school setting.

A compassionate and patient nature, with a genuine passion for helping young learners overcome challenges.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.

Knowledge of various special educational needs and different strategies to support them effectively.

The ability to adapt and be flexible in your approach to cater to the specific needs of the child.

A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

About Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay

We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you 45 CPD courses!

Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus of up to 100!

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Does this sound like a role for you? If so, I would love to hear from you. Alternatively, if this isn't quite the right fit but you would like to hear about some of our other vacancies across the West Midlands, please contact the primary team at the Birmingham office on (phone number removed)