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Teaching Assistant

Sector: Education Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 6 days ago Reference: X3-393111

Do you aspire to make a difference to the education and lives of young children, with additional needs?

Reed Education Cardiff are looking to recruit an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant (SEN TA). It is essential that the right candidate has a Teaching Assistant or Child Care Qualification. It would be highly desirable for candidates to have experience working with children who are on the Autistic spectrum. SEN TA’s may work with individuals with a range of complex social, learning and behavioural needs, as well as working with highly gifted and talented individuals. A desirable characteristic, would be the ability to identify individual requirements and be responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

SEN experience specialising in Autism

Good behaviour management skills

Be a flexible and confident individual who has a creative approach to teaching

Ability to communicate clearly & effectively

Commitment to improving the lives of young people

Good organisational skills

Independent working skills

An engaging character.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

Supporting individuals or small groups of pupils inside or outside of the class

Help to prepare resources and equipment

Liaising with other educational professionals

Liaising closely with parents and guardians

Helping organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings or sporting events

Plan, deliver and assess outstanding support with teaching and learning, using proven methods and approaches that enable SEN young children to learn

Engage and motivate pupils

Promote wider aspirations and values, as well as adhering to working protocols agreed by the school

Ensure you uphold all safeguarding procedures, fully engaging in safeguarding training.


Child based SEN Experience and/or Teaching Assistant qualifications

EWC registration

A clear and enhanced DBS

Subject to excellent references.

If you have a positive attitude and are passionate about working with young people, and you have the right qualifications and qualities that we desire - we want to hear from you. Please send me your most up-to-date CV, by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button. If you have any questions, please contact Account Manager Natasha at

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