Website 4myschools Ltd

SEN Teaching Assistant Ipswich Suffolk

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of disengaged children within a Special Educational Needs (SEN) School setting? Do you have the dedication and skills to support students who require additional assistance to thrive academically and emotionally? If so, we want to hear from you!

Our esteemed education recruitment agency is currently seeking dynamic and empathetic Teaching Assistants to join our team on a supply basis. This rewarding role offers the opportunity to work closely with disengaged children in an SEN School environment, providing essential support and guidance to help them reach their full potential.


– Provide one-on-one and small group support to disengaged children within an SEN School setting.
– Assist classroom teachers in implementing EHCP’s and behaviour management strategies.
– Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every child feels valued and empowered.
– Encourage student participation and engagement in classroom activities and lessons.
– Collaborate with colleagues and external professionals to address the diverse needs of students with special educational needs.


– Previous experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly those who may be disengaged or facing behavioural challenges.
– A compassionate and patient approach to supporting students with diverse learning needs.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
– Ability to adapt and respond effectively to the varying needs and demands of the classroom environment.
– Relevant qualifications or certifications in education or special educational needs are desirable but not essential.

Opportunity for Growth:

This role offers a unique opportunity for individuals with the below jobs who are interested in exploring an education career path, which may include but are not limited to:

– Probation Officer: Use your engagement with the justice system to support young people in schools with reintegration.

– Actor: Utilise your drama and performing arts as a therapeutic tool to enhance communication and emotional expression.

– Psychologist: Use your psychological background and experience to support children within an education setting

– Student: Gain invaluable hands-on experience while pursuing a degree or certification in education, psychology, social work, or related fields.


– Flexible working hours and the opportunity to choose your own assignments based on availability.
– Competitive rates of pay and potential for career progression within the education sector.
– Ongoing professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.
– The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children with special educational needs.

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.

We are a forward thinking, supportive team of industry experts

We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work and how you wish to be paid with PAYE as an option

We also use a fantastic app called ‘updatedge’ which allows you to update your own availability; receive and apply to job offers instantly; and connect direct to hiring managers – all from your smart phone or desktop.

We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website http://www.4myschools.org

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard.

We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements. We have robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards

Tagged as: SEN, SEND Special Needs Teaching Assistant

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