SEN Teaching Assistant

Cockermouth, Cumbria
Date Posted: 11 Sep 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£12.00 - £14.00 per hour
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Cockermouth, Cumbria
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Full-Time Teaching Assistant - SEN School

Location: Cockermouth

Position Type: Full-Time

Start Date: As soon as possible

About Us: We are a leading education agency dedicated to connecting passionate professionals with rewarding opportunities in the field of special education. Our client, a reputable SEN (Special Educational Needs) school located in Cockermouth, is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Full-Time Teaching Assistant to join their team. If you are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children with special needs, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special educational needs.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in planning and implementing individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Promote positive behavior and social development.
  • Support students with personal care needs, as required.
  • Collaborate with the teaching team and other professionals to ensure the holistic development of students.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and behavior.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A commitment to promoting a safe and inclusive learning environment.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special needs.

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