SEN Intervention Teaching Assistant

Birmingham, West Midlands
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEN Intervention Teaching Assistant

Birmingham, West Midlands
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Tradewind Recruitment are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Special Educational Needs (SEN) Intervention Teaching Assistant to join the team at large primary school based in Rubery, Birmingham. The primary responsibility of this role is to provide essential support to students with special educational needs, ensuring they have the opportunity to reach their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. The successful candidate will work closely with the SEN Coordinator or Inclusion Manager to create and implement tailored intervention strategies, assist in classroom activities, and foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Individualised Support:

Work one-on-one or in small groups with students who have special educational needs.

Implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and behaviour plans under the guidance of the SEN Coordinator.

Classroom Support:

Assist classroom teachers in adapting lesson plans and materials to meet the needs of students with SEN.

Provide support during classroom activities, ensuring students with SEN can fully participate and engage.

Assessment and Progress Monitoring:

Regularly assess and monitor the progress of students with SEN, tracking their academic and social development.

Maintain accurate records and contribute to the evaluation of intervention strategies.

Communication and Collaboration:

Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and maintain effective communication channels.

Attend meetings and provide input on students' progress and intervention plans.

Behaviour Management:

Implement behaviour management strategies to support students with SEN in maintaining positive behaviour in the classroom and school environment.

Inclusive Environment:

Promote an inclusive and welcoming classroom and school environment where all students feel valued and respected.


Experience of working with children with special educational needs, particularly autism.

Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and how to effectively support children with autism in the classroom.

Ability to use a range of specialist strategies and resources to support children with autism.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with parents, carers and other professionals.

Highly organised with good record-keeping skills.

Ability to work effectively as part of a team and demonstrate a positive, flexible and proactive attitude.

If you are passionate about working with children with autism and have the relevant experience, we would love to hear from you.

About Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay

We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you 50+ CPD courses!

Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus of up to £100!

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Does this sound like a role for you? If so, I would love to hear from you. Alternatively, if this isn't quite the right fit but you would like to hear about some of our other vacancies across the West Midlands, please call Nick at the Birmingham office on 0121 643 3505, or email

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