Severe Learning Difficulties TA

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

Location: Dudley

Salary: £60 – £75 per day

Full-time, long term post.

Job description:

We are recruiting for an incredible SEN school in Dudley looking for a passionate Teaching Assistant who can start ASAP. This is an excellent SEN school with primary students who are dealing with PMLD, MLD, SLD and ASD needs. The school is looking for strong teaching assistants who specializes in learning difficulties who have great communication skills.

You will be working on a 1:1 basis as well as group sessions with the students to help manage their behaviour positively and to support the class teacher in the delivery of the lessons.

You will also focus on being able to effectively manage and develop the students and challenge all the pupils to reach their full potential and promoting their self-esteem. This will be a great school to work with as it’s a worthwhile role for the successful candidate.

If you’re interested in this role, contact Mariam on 0121 260 0000 or send your up to date CV to


  • Qualified Teaching Assistant OR Relevant SEN Background
  • SEND school-based Experience
  • PMLD, MLD, SLD and ASD needs experience
  • Must be able to assist with personal care
  • Child and Adult Workforce DBS
  • Available Immediately
  • Level 1 safeguarding certificate
  • Recent school-based references
  • Valid Photo ID – Driving Licence or passport
  • Full DBS – registered on the update service

What you need to do now:

You can also click “apply now” to forward an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.

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.

What you’ll get in return:

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:

  • SEND 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

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.

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.