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SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • 1 to 1 support (SEMH)
  • Year 2
  • Full-time
  • Catholic Primary school
  • Barking
  • Start: April 2024

A lovely, welcoming primary school in Barking are looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to join their school for the summer term to provide 1 to 1 support.

The Role

In this SEN Teaching Assistant role, you will be supporting a pupil in year 2 with Special Educational Needs. The child has Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and requires support with their behaviour as well as accessing activities in the classroom. The child can display challenging behaviour and will require you to de-escalate situations and remove the child in order to calm down situations. The school is well-resourced to support children with SEN and you will work closely with experienced staff and have access to specialist areas to support the child.

The school are looking for an SEN teaching assistant who has previous experience supporting children with SEMH

This role is offered on a contract basis from April 2024 to July 2024.

The School

This small, happy one-form entry Catholic primary school is based in Barking and benefits from being part of a larger Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which has schools across Barking, Dagenham and Redbridge.  The school offers a nurturing, safe environment in which children are known as individuals and can flourish both socially and academically. Staff have high aspirations for children and work hard to plan challenging and exciting lessons to ensure children are engaged in learning. The school emphasizes spiritual, social and cultural development of each child through the distinctive Catholic character and promotion of Catholic values. There is good support and excellent professional development opportunities both within the school and across the wider Multi-Academy Trust. 

If you have experience supporting children with SEMH within a school and are able to commit to a full-time role for the summer term, please apply with an up-to-date CV.  

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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