SEN Teaching Assistant


Do you have a real passion for supporting children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities? Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge or can you demonstrate transferable skills to begin your career in education?

Now Education are working with Brand New School in Sleaford and are looking for dedicated teaching assistants experienced working with Special Education Needs and Disabilities.

Previous experience working in schools is desirable, but if you possess transferable skills and can demonstrate experience working as Support Worker, Healthcare Worker, Behaviour Mentor and similar, please get in touch today for a confidential chat.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervising pupils with SEND, ensuring their safety, including before and after school and in break times
  • Helping with delivering plans suitable to each pupils’ learning objectives
  • Promote good behaviour and encourage pupils to take accountability for their actions
  • Preparing and maintaining learning resources and assisting pupils to use them
  • Building trusting relationships with all pupils and promoting inclusion and acceptance


  • Good understanding of Special Education Needs, including autism, speech and language disorders, moderate to severe learning difficulties and associated behavioural difficulties
  • A dedication to establishing positive relationships with pupils and understanding their needs
  • The ability to provide individual reassurance and support with learning tasks
  • Adaptability and the capacity to handle complex and sensitive issues with empathy
  • The confidence to evaluate learning needs and actively seek new teaching methods
  • Thorough understanding of child development and learning

In recognition of your hard work and expertise, we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay (PAYE) £85-£94 per day
  • 24/7 access to your dedicated consultant
  • A variety of day to day and long-term positions to suit your needs
  • Ongoing support and professional development
  • £100 referral scheme
  • AWR

If you are interested in joining us, please click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

If this position isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new role in education, please contact your local Now Education office on 01522 302941 for a confidential chat on your career and different opportunities that we have available.

NOW Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); due diligence check including social media; qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references to cover a minimum period of 2 years.

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