SEN Teaching Assistant - Start ASAP

Location Redruth
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££65 to £80 per day
Contact name: Tom Hooper

Contact email:
Job ref: 49962
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 22/04/2022

Job title: SEN Teaching Assistant - Start ASAP

31.25 Hours a week


As the preferred recruitment partner of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads and a number of  Multi Academy Trusts in Cornwall and Devon we are seeking experienced an experienced SEN TA to start as soon as possible on a long-term basis at a school in Redruth. You will be providing support for students with Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties, Autism Spectrum Conditions and Specific Learning difficulties.

You will help students overcome their individual challenges by supporting them with underlying difficulties that may be leading to displays of frustration. The school has a carefully planned and bespoke curriculum, which includes social development as well as academic and vocational learning which allows students to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The staff at the school are highly supportive, and creativity is encouraged. The school has an excellent reputation for their investment in staff and career development opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to assess the individual learning needs of pupils
  • The ability to positively manage challenging behaviour
  • A positive attitude, the ability to empathise and a willingness to develop and learn on the job
  • Be calm, patient and caring approach to working with children
  • Experience working with pupils with ASD.

The school can offer:

  • Excellent resources and learning facilities
  • A friendly and very supportive team of staff
  • Opportunities for Career and professional development


Hours of work 8:30am-3:30pm Monday to Friday. These are ongoing supply positions likely to lead to permanent employment for the right candidates.

If you are an SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity, please apply today!

Opus Education Recruitment was created by teachers, for teachers.

Our rates of pay are generous and we pride ourselves on matching people with the perfect role.


All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of checks and references, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you have the commitment, energy, initiative and drive to help us meet our core values, then we welcome your application.

For more information please submit your application or call the Opus office on  01872 279810 and ask to speak to Tom