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Connecting Talent to opportunity

SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

Step Teachers are collaborating with a SEN school in Cambridge to recruit an SEN Teaching Assistant, long-term with the possibility of going to perm starting in September.

Are you a passionate SEN Teaching Assistant who wants to make a difference in the lives of students with complex needs? Do you have experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant working with individuals who require additional support in an educational setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! You're anticipated to organize lessons within this framework, making the most of the materials and budget at your disposal. Time for planning is designated within the timetable.

SEN Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Work effectively with other members of staff in the classroom and throughout the school
  • Assist the boy with his daily needs and support him with lessons 
  • Ability to support students in a small group environment and one-to-one basis, and encourage their progression
  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively as an SEN Teaching Assistant


  • A minimum of a level 2 credit TA qualification 
  • Good communication skills and ability to work to set policy and procedure
  • Able to work and cater to the individual needs of the student 
  • Have previous experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant

Why Step Teachers? 

  • Our 3 core values. Honesty, hard work and professionalism.
  • Long-standing relationships with Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.
  • We pay through PAYE weekly!

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing Teaching Assistants. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers is an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we carry out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to various checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal. Recommend a friend and receive a share of £200 of Amazon vouchers AND a chance to win a European holiday worth £1000! – If you know anyone who is looking for temporary, permanent or supply work then get in touch with us today!

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    'A' level/Higher or equivalent

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