Sen Teaching Assistant

  • Competitive - depending on experience and responsibilities
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Supply Desk Limited

SEN Teaching Assistant Roles - Maidstone, Kent and Surrounding Areas

Support Staff is currently one of the fastest growing sectors in Education, so if you are passionate about education and looking to make a real difference to children’s learning, Supply Desk may have an opportunity for you. Supply Desk is working with a range of Independent, Mainstream and Specialist Education settings in Maidstone and surrounding areas. Roles can range from daily, short and long term for the right candidates. This is a good opportunity to gain valuable classroom experience if you are thinking of a career in teaching.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

-Experience in supporting a classroom teacher in a UK education environment (Desirable but not essential)

-Experience of working in small groups or on a 1-1 basis with children with Additional Needs under the instruction of the classroom teacher

-Empathy, patience and motivation to encourage and support children to reach their full potential and to become independent learners

-An excellent knowledge of different learning styles and how to utilise and engage children across a range of abilities

-Good behaviour management skills

-Experience of working within an SEN setting is desirable but not essential

Our Schools

Supply Desk work closely with our client schools to match the right candidates to suit their required needs. Our schools always work in a collaborative manner to share best practice to ensure all children and staff are supported in the best way possible.

In Return we can offer:

-Extensive Education experience and knowledge

-Continued Personal Career Development

-Opportunities for short and long term placements are available for the right candidates

-Competitive Rates of Pay

-Dedicated Consultants

If you feel you have the required skills, experience and the passion to make a difference, please send your CV to [email protected] or call us on 01227 450995. You can also visit our website for a full list of our current support and intervention vacancies across our network of UK branches.

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards.

Supply Desk is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Reference: SENTA19