• Alisdair Low

SEN Teaching Assistant - Effingham, Surrey - £18.100 - £20,494 dependant on experience.

Updated: Mar 17

Hours: 40 hours per week, term time only, 8.30am-4.30pm, flexibility within these hours is essential and you are required to work till 5pm one day a week for staff training and meetings.


Be a part of something new! Opening in early 2022, this School is an innovative new provider for 11-16 year old pupils with Special Educational Needs.

This school is part of a group of SEMH/SEN schools across the UK so you benefit from a network of high quality training from very experienced practitioners.

The group has taken a mixed academic approach to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive - be that with GSCEs or a vocational route.

They’re currently looking for experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join an expanding team, to be a part of this exciting new experience right from the start.


The Role / Key duties:

"As our new Teaching Assistant, your role is to support our children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

You will be expected to establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School, and to promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

You will support the class teacher and contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.

Like many SEN environments; your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.

Duties will vary"


Key Duties:

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour.

  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class

  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school. Some physical intervention may be needed upon occasion, full training on this will be provided.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Level 2 - 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification (desirable but not essential)

  • Level 2 (GCSE) in Maths and English.

  • Experience of working in a special school environment is desirable.

  • Team TEACH Training- desirable

Benefits and Additional Information

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • Perk Box- offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Health cash back plan

Call or email Alisdair at Integritas for further information.


Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion