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Teaching Assistant Lowestoft Suffolk

Vacancy Details: Teaching Assistant Lowestoft Suffolk

Are you passionate about supporting the educational and holistic development of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Are you committed to making a positive difference in the lives of young learners? We are currently seeking dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistants to join a reputable SEN School in Lowestoft, Suffolk.

About the School:

Our client is a well-established SEN School committed to providing high-quality education and support to children with a variety of special educational needs. Situated in the picturesque town of Lowestoft, Suffolk, the school caters to pupils aged between 5 and 16 who may have Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), disabilities, and/or other attachment disorders.

Job Description:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the learning and wellbeing of students within the school. Your responsibilities may include:
– Providing one-to-one and small group support to students with diverse learning needs, both in the classroom and during structured activities.
– Assisting class teachers in planning and delivering engaging lessons, adapting materials and resources to meet the individual needs of students.
– Supporting students with personal care, mobility, and sensory needs, ensuring their safety and comfort at all times.
– Implementing behaviour management strategies and promoting positive social interactions and communication skills.
– Collaborating with teaching staff, therapists, and external professionals to contribute to the development and implementation of RHCP’s


– Previous experience working with children or young people with SEN, preferably within a school or educational setting.
– A patient, empathetic, and nurturing approach to supporting students with diverse learning and behavioural needs.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
– Flexibility, resilience, and the ability to adapt to the changing needs and demands of the school environment.
– Relevant qualifications or training in areas such as SEN, Childcare, or Education would be advantageous.


– Competitive rates of pay
– Opportunities for professional development and training to enhance your skills and knowledge in the field of special education.
– The chance to work within a supportive and inclusive school community, dedicated to meeting the unique needs of every student.
– Rewarding and fulfilling work, making a meaningful impact in the lives of children with SEN and supporting their holistic development.
– Access to a range of resources, facilities, and specialist support services to facilitate teaching and learning experiences.

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

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