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SEN Teaching Assistant Colchester

Vacancy: SEN Teaching Assistant Colchester
Location: Colchester, Essex
Job Type: Full-Time
Daily Rate: £80-£90 per day

SEN Teaching Assistant Colchester. We are in search of experienced and dedicated Teaching Assistants specialising in Special Educational Needs (SEN TAs) to join a primary special school in Colchester, Essex.

As an SEN TA, your crucial responsibility will be to provide essential support to students who have additional learning and developmental needs, ensuring they receive the appropriate care to facilitate their unique learning plans.


Provide one-on-one or group support to students with special educational needs within the classroom setting.
Help students with their academic, social, emotional, and behavioural development.
Collaborate with the classroom teacher and other professionals to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
Support students with personal care needs, where necessary, ensuring their safety and well-being.
Monitor and record student progress, maintaining accurate records.


Experience working with children with special educational needs, preferably in an academic or similar care setting.
A patient, empathetic, and nurturing approach, with the ability to establish rapport with students and gain their trust.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
A positive attitude, flexibility, and resilience in handling challenging situations.
Relevant qualifications/certificates (e.g., CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, Autism Awareness, Makaton, etc.) are desirable but not essential.

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