SEN Teaching Assistant

Connex - Stevenage

Looking for a new full-time role within the education sector? We have an exciting opportunity just for you!

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) at our SEN school in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. If you have a genuine passion for working with children with SEN, then this role is tailor-made for you.

Why choose Connex Education Partnership?

At Connex Education Partnership, we value our team members and provide a range of benefits to make your experience exceptional:

  • Access to Connex Academy: Enjoy regular access to a suite of accredited modules on our CPD training platform, Connex Academy. Enhance your skills and knowledge to excel in your role.
  • Weekly PAYE Pay: We offer weekly pay through PAYE, ensuring financial stability, and complete transparency with our portal to easily view your working calendar.
  • Temporary to Permanent: This position offers a temporary to permanent basis, providing you with stability and long-term career prospects.
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme: Refer a friend and be rewarded for bringing great talent to our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • One-on-One or Small Group Support: Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEN.
  • 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: A genuine passion for working with children with SEN.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and Empathy: Patience, empathy, and a nurturing personality.
  • Adaptability: 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: A willingness to undergo relevant training and continuous professional development.
  • Knowledge: 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: A relevant Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is 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 give us a call at 01438 567 775. We look forward to hearing from you and having you join our team!

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