Teaching Assistant - SEN

Northamptonshire, NN12 Jessica Besnard
All/Full Time £15,000.00 - £25,000.00

Posted 2 months ago

Behaviour and Learning Support Mentor - Northampton (NN12)

SEN provision - Secondary - 11 to 18 year olds


£14,500 - £25,000 annual salary, term time only, full time

Simply Education is currently working in partnership with several special schools in Northampton. We are currently looking for candidates who can commit to consistent days to ensure the continuity for all students is met. Previous experience as a teaching assistant or supporting children with additional needs is desirable. However, we can provide full training to support candidates that are new to the role.

The ideal Teaching Assistant must be nurturing with the ability build relationships with pupils. Knowing every day might be different being adaptive and re-active is very important. The pupils need a Teaching Assistant they can trust and connect with as well as someone who will guide and nurture them. The school aims to maximize each pupil’s potential by enabling their pupils to achieve as much independence as possible and to enjoy a quality of life which is both stimulating and rewarding.


The ideal teaching assistant will have the following attributes:

- Ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships with young people

- Can communicate effectively with young people

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team

- Able to always promote and encourage independence.

- Willingness to take part in extracurricular activities

- Have a positive approach to learning

Ability to promote and model the development of positive social behaviours and self-regulation skills


This is an incredibly rewarding opportunity for the right Teaching Assistant to really make a difference, why not let that person be you……

If you are interested in this Teaching assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the teaching assistant role please contact Jessica Besnard at your local Northampton branch. 

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form. All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.


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