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Date Added: Fri 24/05/2024

SEN - Teaching Assistant - Car Driver Needed

Plymouth, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £13.07 per hour, Inc benefits

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant 

Contract Type: Full-time - September Start 

Salary: £85 per day

Are you a compassionate individual with a valid driver’s license? Do you appreciate the beauty of outdoor learning environments? As an SEN Teaching Assistant, your role extends beyond the classroom. You’ll play a crucial part in supporting children with diverse learning needs, both on-site and off-site. Here’s what the role entails:

Personalised Support:

  • Offer 1:1 assistance to pupils with special educational needs, adapting teaching techniques to foster their confidence and independence.
  • Be prepared to transport pupils to off-site locations for enriching learning experiences - with your expenses compensated

Collaboration and Planning:

  • Work closely with teachers to plan and deliver activities.
  • Support pupils during transitions and daily routines, whether in the classroom or during outdoor sessions.

Emotional Well-being:

  • Help pupils regulate their behaviour and emotions.
  • Encourage positive interactions and social skills, both within the school premises and in beautiful natural settings.

Assessment and Communication:

  • Contribute to formal SEND assessments.
  • Share valuable insights with families and home schools, ensuring a holistic approach to each child’s development.

Swift Return to Education:

  • Our goal is to facilitate a swift return to long-term education settings, including those beyond the school walls.

Teamwork and Support:

  • Collaborate with other teaching assistants, teachers, and support staff.
  • Embrace the opportunity to learn and grow within our supportive team.


  • Compassion, patience, and flexibility.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A genuine interest in helping children succeed.
  • Experience in schools, education settings, or alternative provisions is necessary.
  • A valid driver’s license for off-site activities.

Why Join Us?

  • Make a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.
  • Explore beautiful outdoor settings as part of the learning experience.
  • Collaborate with a supportive team.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are passionate about supporting children’s learning and well-being, we encourage you to apply! Please submit your CV, and we look forward to speaking with you.

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