SEN Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£90 - £95 per day + depending on experience
  1. Long-term

SEN Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London
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Are you a graduate looking for an exciting opportunity in education? Tradewind Recruitment is working alongside a secondary school in Hackney, to find an exceptional Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) to join their team starting in January until July 2024.

There could be the possibility of the role becoming permanent, once the successful candidate has demonstrated their full commitment to the role.

As a graduate, you bring a fresh perspective and a wealth of knowledge, making you an ideal candidate for this role. A strong work ethic and commitment to supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) is required for this role, but it will be very rewarding.

You will be working with a dedicated team to work with male students with behavioural needs. You will be managing their behaviour in and out if class, ensuring they have strict guidelines for behaviour and providing strategies for coping with situations that they might find challenging.

You should be calm, understanding, consistent and firm but fair.

Your typical workday as a SEN TA will run from 8.15 am to 4.15 pm. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, with a 4.15pm finish on a Thursday.

The role offers a competitive daily rate of £90-£95.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting students with a variety of Special Educational Needs (SEN)
  • Collaborating with a skilled team of educators to create an inclusive learning environment
  • Assisting with the implementation of individualised education plans
  • Providing additional support to students during lessons
  • Encouraging and motivating students to achieve their full potential


  • A graduate degree or equivalent qualification
  • Strong work ethic and a genuine passion for supporting students with SEN
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic educational environment

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education and make a real difference in the lives of students with SEN, we want to hear from you! Join the Tradewind Recruitment family today and become an integral part of a supportive team in a prestigious secondary school in Hackney.

To join us and be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Ideally be a graduate or have previous experience of working children or young people in a school
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible
  • Legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of joining Tradewind Recruitment :

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions available local to you
  • Your well-being matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are interested in applying for this SEN Teaching Assistant role in Hackney, please click "apply now" or contact Stuart at Tradewind at

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