Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Lichfield


Are you a passionate Teaching Assistant looking for an opportunity in a local SEN school?

ABC Teachers part of TES are currently looking to recruit a qualified Teaching Assistant for a role in a Special Educational Needs school in the Lichfield area. This will be an ongoing, full time role, beginning in January.

The students you will be working with are of 5 to 16 years of age and have a range of learning difficulties, these mainly being ASD and more profound and complex needs. Due to this, we ask that the ideal candidate has proven experience working with children who have additional needs, holds strong communication abilities and can be adaptable in the role.

This is a lovely school setting where you will be working with an experienced team of Teachers and support staff who are all passionate in providing the best education for their students.

You will be assisting the class teacher with tasks as well as looking after the students both 1:1 and in small groups.

The ideal candidate –

· Teaching Assistant Qualification

· Recent experience within an SEN environment

· Deliver quality assistance to teacher(s) and pupil(s)

· Build rapport with the children

· In date DBS & on the Update Service

What to do next:

To be considered for this position you will be required to attend a face to face registration and hold an enhanced DBS check in Child and Adult Workforce; you will need to pay for this upfront and add this to the Update Service. At the registration we will discuss in more detail the work that you are looking for, your experience to date, and also how we are going to work best for you.

We will need to gain references to cover the last 2 years, and a minimum of 2 references must be a school based. Our compliance team have a rigorous safeguarding and clearance process and this is how we know we are working with the best possible team of staff to employ in our schools.

If you are interested in this position then please contact Beth Crowther on 01543 228 029, email your CV to or ‘Apply now’ to submit your details.

Once you are fully cleared for work then you will be contacted by your consultant who will be able to tell you more about the roles currently available and what may be suitable to yourself. Each of our consultants covers their own individual areas across from the Midlands and across Staffordshire.

If you haven’t yet found what you are looking for, keep up to date with us on social media:


Twitter: @ABCTeachersTES


ABC Teachers are an REC Gold Standard Awarded Education Agency, part of TES. Candidates pay rates are competitive and in line with the AWR policy which means that after a qualifying period, supply teachers can be paid to the comparable scale offered by the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All staff will hold an enhanced DBS disclosure (or be prepared to allow us to process one for you), need to provide professional or academic references and attend a face to face interview. A prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Telephone calls to and/or from ABC Teachers may be recorded for training, safeguarding and compliance purposes.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: Experience within an SEN setting. The experience, training or qualifications required in order to receive the maximum salary for this role are: L3 TA Qualification and strong experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant, also dependent on school.

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