Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant

Location:  Sleaford

Salary: £85 - £96 Per day

Contract type: Temporary Contractual Job

Start: September 2024

GSL Education is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant school community in Sleaford.

Job Summary

  • Providing direct support to students with special needs, helping them with academic tasks, and ensuring they understand the material.
  • Assisting the classroom teacher in creating an inclusive learning environment.
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development to stay informed about the latest strategies, techniques, and legal requirements related to special education.


  • As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing one-to-one support and assistance to students with special educational needs.
  • Assisting students with their learning activities, both in the classroom and in one-on-one sessions.
  • Providing emotional support and encouragement to students, fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with teachers and Special Educational Needs Coordinator to implement individualized education plans and support strategies.
  • Monitoring student progress and providing feedback to teachers and parents/guardians.

The successful candidate will:

  • Passion for working with children and a desire to make a difference in their lives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational and emotional needs of children with autism.


Please be advised that this role requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection, and successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced DBS registered to the update service or willingness to apply for a new one.

For more information or to register your interest in ‘SEN Teaching Assistant’ role, or to be considered, please click ‘apply now’ to submit your full and up-to-date CV, and one of our dedicated consultants, will be in touch.