Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Burgess Hill

Burgess Hill, West Sussex, England
£14500 - £17000 per annum
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Bryony Long
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Burgess Hill

£14,500 to £17,000 FTE

Full time

Starting January 2017 (Guaranteed until the end of the academic Year/July 2017)

The magical Elves at Randstad Education have been working hard to find you your dream job... look no further this is the perfect job for you! Long term TA needed for an Outstanding SEN school in Burgess Hill. This role is filled to the brim with festive glee including CPD, term time only, early finish on Friday, competitive rates of pay and Permanent opportunities!

A long standing and innovative SEN setting/school near Burgess Hill is looking for a fun and creative teaching assistant to work in their KS3 & 4 department. This position would be working on a 1:1, small group and whole class basis and all applicants must have an understanding of the UK subject curriculum. The school currently educates learners between the ages of 8 and 19years with various SEN statements including Autism, Asperger's and related conditions. The school is a part residential provision and at present there are approx. 100+ pupils on role. The school is situated on large rural grounds and for this reason can offer extensive outdoor opportunities for their learners including horse riding and swimming. The school is commended by pupils, staff, parents and the wider community and has recently been awarded good at local OFSTED. This school is proud to offer a safe environment for all their pupils to explore, grow and develop. This school has brilliant staff retention; this is a direct result of the fabulous opportunities that all staff are offered with extensive CPD courses and career progression.


  • Fixed term/full time Teaching Assistant role
  • Team Teach training provided by Randstad Education or the school
  • Modern resources and equipment including interactive whiteboards and ipads
  • Superb and spacious classrooms and grounds
  • There is lots of room for progression in the roles, from senior teaching assistant to skill development and other areas to branch into (therapies, inclusion support etc.)

All applicants for this position must have the following requirements to be considered:

  • Any experience level will be considered, ideal candidates will be flexible, resilient and have a positive approach to supporting learners with SEN (direct SEN experience is not essential)
  • Relevant experience/Knowledge of UK SEN settings (desirable)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Supporting KS3 & 4 learners on a 1:1, small group and classroom basis
  • Communicating with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events

If you want to know more about this fabulous opportunity or wish to send us your application then please don't hesitate to apply now.

This role is open to receiving applications over the next week. Within a week of the closing date, appropriate applicants will begin a three-stage interview process, after which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the final stage of the interview process with appropriate school leadership.