SEN Teaching Assistant - Balsall Heath

Birmingham, West Midlands

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Date Posted: 27 Jun 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£76 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

SEN Teaching Assistant - Balsall Heath

Birmingham, West Midlands

Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Balsall Heath, Birmingham

Tradewind are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to join the team in a primary school based in Balsall Heath. The successful candidate will support the Teacher in providing an outstanding education to individual children with special educational needs (SEN) and behaviour issues.


Support the teacher in planning, delivering and assessing lessons in accordance with the national curriculum.

Work with individual children and small groups, providing differentiated support and encouragement to meet their specific needs.

Use a range of specialist strategies and resources to support children with autism, such as visual aids, social stories and sensory activities.

Assist in developing children's communication, social, emotional and behavioural skills.

Work collaboratively with parents, carers and other professionals to ensure the best outcomes for each child.

Help to maintain accurate records and progress reports to inform ongoing planning and assessment.


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 organized 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 Jack at the Birmingham office on 0121 643 3505, or email

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