SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1350391054-2
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Brighton
  • Location: East Grinstead, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant


£23,500 - £25,000 per week (salary is dependant on experience/qualifications and will be discussed at registration)

September 2024 (permanent)

The role

In this role, you will be a SEN Teaching Assistant, working alongside the classroom teacher, supporting children with Autism, SEMH and learning difficulties. You will also be responsible for providing personal care to the students as part of your job role. You may occasionally work 1:1 with children as well as in groups. This SEN Teaching Assistant position is long term, to start in September 2024 and will be permanent. There is an opportunity to progress with CPD and even gain QTS, directly through the school. Ideally you will hold a specialism in one of either English, Maths, Humanities or Art/Graphic Design.

The school

The school is a non-maintained boarding and day SEMH specialist SEN School for boys 5-18 with a local, regional and national reputation for innovation and successful practice, with an excellent training programme.The school truly care about every child, including their personal care needs, and there is a very supportive and welcoming environment. Many of our candidates provide excellent feedback from their time working at the school.


To be considered for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant you will be:

• Friendly and nurturing qualities

• A caring, patient nature

• Well organised and flexible

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Experience working with children, either in or out of an education setting.
  • A passion and willingness to work in Education

About Vision for Education

The Edwin Group is a Top 10 UK-employer in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023. Rated as 'Excellent' by our staff in all categories and recognised as having industry leading and world-class levels of employee engagement across the Group.

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call on (phone number removed) email (url removed). Alternatively, you can apply on the Vision for Education website and one our consultants will be in touch with you.