SEN Teaching Assistant

We are currently working on behalf of an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' client school in Gateshead to recruit for a dedicated, engaging and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant.

The school is looking to appoint a nurturing teaching assistant who specialises in support in early years and primary settings. This role will involve supporting SEN learners with statements of ASD, SEMH, ADHD, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. The role is due to begin as soon as possible and is expected to last for the remainder of the academic year. Prospective candidates must be able to build positive relationships with colleagues and pupils alike, have good classroom management, have a nurturing and engaging character and also be able to hit the ground running.

We pride ourselves on finding teaching staff with the experience, qualifications and personality to suit our schools best. This vacancy is open to candidates who can demonstrate experience of having supported in a primary setting and have experience of having worked with learners with special educational needs, specifically autism and emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Applicants must be qualified as a level 2 TA/SEN TA at least and evidence of additional SEN training such as Team Teach would be beneficial. All applicants will be expected to undergo a face-to-face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Education World is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children in education.

To apply for this position please call Sarah on 0191 4409993 or forward a copy of your CV to

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