SEN Teaching Assistant

Posted on 23rd December 2019
  • Solihull
  • Applications have closed.

SEN Teaching Assistant


Location: Solihull

Duration: Full-time, long term contract

Salary: £60-£70


The School/role:

We are looking for a SEN specialist to work as teaching assistant within a fantastic primary school located in Solihull. The school require an experienced SEN teaching assistant to take on a full-time ongoing position to work with small groups on KS3 and KS5 special educational needs children.

The candidate will need to be able to work on a 1-1 basis to support specific severe special needs individual children. The teacher assistant will need to also share similar values to this school to make sure every child reaches their true potential.

The candidate will need experience working with children with SEMH and SEBD needs therefore Team Teach restraint training will be a requirement as the teacher assistant may need to use and utilise restraint training when required.

This position is a great opportunity for a teaching assistant to take on a new exciting role in a very supportive primary school. You will be working on a full-time basis as soon as possible with the view to go permanent in the same position.

Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this position.


  • Qualified Teaching Assistant OR Relevant SEN Background
  • SEN school based experience within KS1 and KS2
  • SEBD and SEMH experience
  • Level 1 safeguarding certificate
  • Recent school based references
  • Valid Photo ID – Driving Licence or passport
  • Full DBS – on the update service

Balfor Recruitment is an award winning recruiter to the public, private and non-profit sectors for temporary, contract and permanent staffing. With over 20 years of proven success within the recruitment industry we can provide specialist staff in the following areas:

  • SEN Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Primary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Secondary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants
  • FE Lecturers
  • Note Takers
  • BSL Signers
  • Academic Support Workers and Dyslexia Tutors

What you’ll get in return:

As well as an attractive and competitive daily rate, you will gain experience of working within a school and a good insight into the education sector. We’re extremely proud to have been assisting schools in these areas for several years. You will also join our ‘refer a friend’ scheme where you could be entitled to receive £200 in vouchers.


What you need to do now:


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If you feel this role isn’t right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Balfor are members of the REC. Candidates pay rates are in line with the AWR policy which means that after qualifying period supply teachers can be paid to scale.

Balfor Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Balfor Recruitment is committed to Safer Recruitment and any appointments made will be subject to employment checks including a DBS check.

Balfor Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.