SEN Teaching Assistant

Basic Overview
Salary: £75 – £85/day
Job Type: Full Time / Contract
Minimum Salary: 75.00
Maximum Salary: 85.00
Job Location: Taunton


A fantastic school in Taunton are currently looking for a SEND TA to work alongside students with learning difficulties and ASD.  The role is initially a long-term temporary position with a permanent opportunity available for the right applicant.

The ideal candidate will need to have a positive and caring attitude whilst previous experience working with young adults with challenging behaviours is essential. They will also need to feel confident within a classroom environment and be able to take direction from a class teacher.

You must be able to plan and run fun workshops for the students as well as having excellent communication skills to engage those with communication difficulties in these activities.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

Worked with students on a 1:1 basis

Experience in assisting the teacher with classroom preparation
Ability to assist with the planning and running of workshops
Experience with Challenging behaviors & Learning Difficulties

As a SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant through TeacherActive you will receive:

Competitive rates of pay
Support from a dedicated team of expert SEND consultants
An excellent referral scheme *Terms and Conditions apply*
Access to a range of unique positions in our schools
All our staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance.

If you are interested in a role as a SEND TA / Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant, please contact Alec 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.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

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