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SEN Teaching Assistant – £23 620

JobID: HG4841

Location: Hastings
Post author
Andy Cox
Date Posted
1 Dec 2023
Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant – Level 1 and Level 2 -£22,700 – £23,600 – Hastings -Permanent, Term-time only.

This new purpose-built school, which will offer a wide-ranging of specialist facilities for their young people. Is looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant (Level 1 and 2), to join the team. You must be enthusiastic, with an understanding of, and commitment to, children with complex behavioural, social and emotional difficulties. You will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes. Enabling access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and classroom.


£22,778 – £23,620.
Hours of work 8:00am / 8.30am to 4:00pm, although you will often finish at 3:30pm.
Free meals if you eat with the children, beautiful sea views, Local Government Pension. Package including shop discounts etc, Good EAP service for all staff, etc.
Permanent, Term-time only (plus INSET days).
Hastings, East Sussex.
8 pupils to a class, with 1 teacher and 2 TAs, with 1-day a week on an out of class.


At least NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
Training in the relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy.
First aid training/training as appropriate.
Awareness of Child Protection procedures, Health & Safety regulations etc.
Knowledge of national/foundation stage curriculum.
Sound understanding of child development and learning.
Working with or caring for children and/or young people of relevant age
Teaching Assistant experience.


Carrying out the core duties of Teaching Assistant Special Schools level 1.
Supervising and providing particular support for pupils with special needs.
Setting challenging and demanding expectations and promoting self esteem.
Providing feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement.
Using strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals.
Assisting with the planning of learning activities.
Monitoring pupils’ responses to learning activities.
Providing detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement.
Promoting good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents.
Undertaking structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes.

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