SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Contract
  • Stevenage
  • £80 - 90 per day

Connex - Stevenage

Are you seeking a new and fulfilling opportunity within the education sector? Look no further – we have an exciting full-time position tailored just for you!


Role: SEN Teaching Assistant


Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire


As an integral part of the team at one of our SEN Schoolsin Stevenage, Hertfordshire, the SEN Teaching Assistant position offers a unique chance to make a significant impact in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs. If you possess a sincere passion for working with children with SEN, we invite you to consider this role.


Why Choose Connex Education Partnership?

At Connex Education Partnership, we prioritize our team members and offer a variety of benefits to enhance your experience:

  • Access to Connex Academy: Regularly access a suite of accredited modules on our CPD training platform, Connex Academy, to enhance your skills and knowledge for success in your role.

  • Weekly PAYE Pay: Enjoy weekly pay through PAYE, ensuring financial stability, with complete transparency through our portal for easy viewing of your working calendar.

  • Temporary to Permanent: This position provides a temporary-to-permanent basis, offering stability and long-term career prospects.

  • Recommend a Friend Scheme: Be rewarded for referring a friend and bringing exceptional talent to our team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • One-on-One or Small Group Support: Provide support to students with SEN through one-on-one or small group sessions.

  • IEP and Behavior Management: Assist the class teacher in implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.

  • Adapt Learning Materials: Modify and differentiate learning materials to meet the diverse needs of students.

  • Inclusive Atmosphere: Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and external professionals to develop and implement effective support plans.

  • Progress Monitoring: Monitor and track student progress, providing regular feedback to teachers and parents.

  • Personal Care: Assist with personal care and physical needs as required.


Job Requirements:

  • Passion for SEN: Demonstrate a genuine passion for working with children with SEN.

  • Communication Skills: Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Patience and Empathy: Exhibit patience, empathy, and a nurturing personality.

  • Adaptability: Display the ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic classroom environment.

  • Experience Preferred: Previous experience working with children with SEN is preferred.

  • Professional Development: Show a willingness to undergo relevant training and engage in continuous professional development.

  • Knowledge: Have basic knowledge of relevant legislation and safeguarding procedures.

  • Enhanced DBS Check: An enhanced DBS check (or willingness to undergo one) is essential.



  • Teaching Assistant Qualification: Possess a relevant Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification (desirable).

  • SEN Training: Additional training or qualifications related to SEN are advantageous.


To apply for this rewarding role, please send your CV to, or feel free to call us at 01438 567 775. We eagerly anticipate hearing from you and having you join our team!

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