Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Lancing

Lancing, West Sussex, England
£13826 - £15342 per annum
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Bryony Long
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) - Lancing

£13,826 to £15,342 per annum

Full time

Starting January 2017

Brilliant opportunity to join an award winning and forward thinking school in lovely Lancing. This school is known for going the extra mile and support all members of staff from the outset and throughout there career. There is no better way to start the new year then a fabulous new job!

A life changing and inspiring setting in Lancing is looking for a 1:1/small group Teaching assistant to support SEN learners on there school and college site. Learners are aged between 7 and 16 years and have moderate to severe learning difficulties including Autism and PMLD. Applicants must have a background/experience of SEN and must be able to support learning across all subject areas. This is a fabulous setting invested in meeting the needs of all learners through a broad and creative curriculum which fully utilises their extensive facilities including sensory rooms, hydrotherapy and outdoor learning spaces. This school can offer unbeatable career progression opportunities; this position is permanent for the right candidate (guaranteed for 1 academic year in the first instance).

Interview date: 28/11/2016 so please doesn't delay and apply now!


  • Full time/Long term 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)
  • Own Transport- Due to locality of the school
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Supporting KS1- KS5 SEN 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, interviews will take place on 28/11/2016!

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.