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Teaching Assistant SEN Level 2

Job information
Salary £6,672.83 - £7,367.28
Organisation Sutton Primary Academy
Hours 15 hours per week, term time only
Term/duration Temporary
Closing date 9 am on 17 May 2021
Interview date(s) Wednesday 26th May 2021

Job details

Required from June 2021

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed SEN Teaching Assistant to support a child in a Key Stage 2 Class.

Minimum 15 hours per week in the first instance with the possibility of increasing to a maximum of 25 hours per week.

We would welcome applicants who can provide 1:1 support for a child with evolving medical, physical and emotional needs. Applicants would need to be: kind, positive, reflective, resilient, respectful and adaptable in a changing situation.


Ideally must have:


  • Have a Certificate in Learning Support (or equivalent) or be prepared to enrol on an equivalent course alongside the role.

  • Have experience of working as an SEN Teaching Assistant, preferably with intimate care experience.

  • Be able to enthuse and inspire children with a patient, friendly and encouraging approach

  • Be able to raise and sustain high standards in the classroom environment.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the pupil, staff and parents.

  • Be adaptable and intuitive in their approach to supporting the pupil.

  • Be able to work flexibly as part of a friendly, close-knit team

  • Be able to promote the pupil’s self-esteem and independence

In addition to the above, candidates will ideally:


  • Have experience of providing support on a 1:1 basis.

  • Have experience of liaising with other professionals, e.g. during therapy sessions, as part of ongoing training or through attendance at review meetings

  • Be willing to be trained in and to use other specialisms (equivalent to those above), which are relevant to the pupil’s needs.

HMFA is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

For more information contact

If you are interested in applying for this post, we would highly recommend that you call to discuss some of the more sensitive information prior to submitting your final application (01432 880336 and ask to speak to the Headteacher.)

To request an application pack please contact:

Mrs Lorna Rone at

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.