SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1383536572-2
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Tempest Resourcing Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with severe learning difficulties? Do you have experience working with pupils in a PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties) setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are recruiting for a dedicated special college providing exceptional education and care to pupils with profound learning difficulties. They pride themselves on creating a nurturing and inclusive environment where every student has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

Job Description: We are seeking multiple talented and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to join our team. As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting in the classroom and providing personal care to students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the class teacher to provide support for pupils in the classroom.
  • Provide personal care for students
  • Work closely with children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and/or challenging behaviours
  • Liaise with an experienced team, who will support you within the college

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in personal care.
  • Experience in working with challenging behaviour
  • Preferably experienced in PEG feeding/NG training but not required


  • Thorough induction, and ongoing support
  • competitive pay rate
  • Highly supportive team and management
  • Excellent free training and development opportunities
  • "Refer a friend" bonus - get 150 for each worker you refer who we successfully place

Healthcare assistants also accepted:

If you have a background in healthcare and are looking for a career change into a school setting, we would be happy to give efficient training to set you up with your new career as an SEN Teaching Assistant.


Please apply with your updated CV and I will be in touch to provide further details. If you have any questions, please contact Nathan Palmer at or call on (phone number removed).