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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Special Educational Needs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £50 - £65 per day

  • Contact:

    Alex Milakovic

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistants to work in education establishments across Rhondda, Cynon Taff and the surrounding areas.

Salary: £50 - £65 per day

Location: RCT

No Payroll Fees

This is a fantastic opportunity for psychology graduates and experienced individuals who are passionate about working with SEN children.

We have links with a number of SEN Schools and units across RCT who have requirements for both short term and long-term cover. Our Special Educational Needs schools include those who are in mainstream sectors, Nurture Units and Pupil Referral Units.

This is a great opportunity for Teaching Assistants who are looking to further their professional skills and development. We can offer you knowledge and experience in a wide range of SEN settings, which will enable you to further develop and enhance your career goals.

You will need to have experience in supporting pupils across a range of Special Educational Needs such as:




Challenging Behaviour

Learning Disabilities


Physical Disabilities

Duties will include:

Undertaking tasks set by the class teacher and SENCO

Supporting children within the class

Building up rapport between yourself and the pupils

Managing the classroom under the direction of the class teacher.

Attending staff meetings

Undertaking training to further develop your professional portfolio

Supporting children with SEN ranging from mild to severe

Working with small groups of 1-2-1

To apply for this position you will need:

Recent experience of working in a Mainstream classroom/or experience of working with children with special educational needs (SEN) in an educational setting

A strong passion to enhance the development of pupils

An approachable and positive attitude

Hold relevant qualifications

Ideally Team Teach Trained

Be registered with the EWC

Be confident in working with small groups and 1:1

Hold a current DBS on the update service or willing to take one out

Benefits will include:

Excellent rates of pay

Quick registration (Enhanced DBS check)

Flexible working hours

Opportunity to work for a range of schools

Professional development

Weekly pay

CV writing and support

Interview preparation

Free Training

A company that listens and values you

Recommend a Friend Scheme

Employee of the month

£50 Love2Shop voucher

Holiday pay - option to have it paid on top of your wage weekly or option to have it accrued (paid term time)

Referral Scheme

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Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.


Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.