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SEN Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 90 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Job Title: SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teaching Assistant

Location: Reading, Berkshire

Job Type: Full-Time / Part Time

Job Summary:

Teaching Personnel are seeking compassionate and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant's to work within our client schools in Bracknell and Wokingham. The successful candidate will work closely with students who have special educational needs, providing essential support and encouragement to help them reach their full potential. If you are passionate about inclusive education and have the skills and qualifications to make a positive impact, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Adapt and modify curriculum materials to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Foster a safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to plan and deliver effective lessons.
  • Monitor and track student progress, reporting observations to the SENCO and teachers.
  • Offer emotional support and encouragement to students with SEN.
  • Facilitate communication between students, teachers, and parents regarding progress and goals.
  • Help students develop independence and life skills.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities related to SEN.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma; relevant qualifications in SEN or education are preferred.
  • Experience working with students who have special educational needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine commitment to inclusive education.
  • The ability to adapt and be flexible in responding to the unique needs of each student.
  • Understanding of different learning styles and strategies for differentiation.
  • Willingness to undergo background checks and safeguarding training.


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and inclusive school environment.
  • Opportunities to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with SEN.
  • Access to resources and support from experienced educators.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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