SEN Teaching Assistant

Full Time Temporary

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SEN TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a SEN TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant in a brilliant Special Needs School in Cardiff.

The school is for students of various abilities, ranging from complex EBD, Autism, Non-verbal communications and elements of personal care. The post requires a flexible SEN TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant who is passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated to supporting children with additional needs to join their team of dedicated staff.

All applicants must be willing to work across the key stages from ages (2-19) and have a minimum of 6 months experience working with children with SEN / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. You will need to feel confident within a classroom environment and be able to take direction from a class teacher.

The school itself has a welcoming, nurturing and happy environment. They have implemented mix curriculum areas that are suitable for the different stages of education, creative approaches and essential life skills.

Due to the element of Non-Verbal communication, it is essential for the pupils needs that communication is key in everything they do and will be vital to all that they do within the classroom environment. Each class will have a strategy that suits them which includes PECS, Makaton and body signing. Any experience in these areas would be desirable.

This role will be for 5 days a week with a potential for on going work.

The role will include:

Assisting the teacher with classroom preparation
1:1 work with students with EBD, Autism and non-verbal communications
Sensory play
Feeding and toileting (depending on the class)
As a SEN TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant through TeacherActive you will receive:

Competitive rates of pay
Support from a dedicated team of consultants
An excellent referral scheme *Terms and Conditions apply*
Access to a range of unique positions in our schools
All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there’s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.

If you are interested in a role as a SEN TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant, please contact Josh on (phone number removed) or email your CV to 

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

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