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Graduate Teaching Assistant - SEN School


Are you passionate about making a difference to children's lives?

If the answer is YES look no further!

This role is working within a lovely SEN school in Salisbury and is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn as much as possible while gaining experience in a highly supportive environment.

The students you will be supporting will be ages 7-16 (KS2-KS4 Growing to KS5) and will have significant and complex needs including special education needs and disabilities (SEN) as well as social-emotional mental health needs (SEMH). The support you'll give will play an essential role in ensuring these children can thrive and have a memorable school experience.

Support every step of the way…

This school is passionate about giving you the knowledge you need to succeed and will give you training throughout your role. Not only that you'll be working alongside an experienced SEND team as well as being supported throughout by our highly praised graduate experience programme.

Looking for a different role?

We have a range of roles available from working in primary schools to colleges, with a mixture of both mainstream and specialist roles, for more information on this, please send your CV to

What To Expect From This Exciting Opportunity:

  • Work within a positive environment, which promotes good mental health and wellbeing
  • Gain invaluable classroom experience to support you in exploring a career within education
  • Develop your skills and learn something new while getting support from experienced members of staff
  • A highly rewarding role where you'll be making a positive impact on children's lives
  • Full-time Monday – Friday (35 hour working week)
  • £450 - £490 per week (term time only)
  • Hold a completed bachelor's degree (minimum 2:2)

What We Are Looking For:

  • Eager to learn new things and help others
  • Comfortable with providing SEMH support as well as personal care
  • A robust graduate and/or someone with SEN experince previously 
  • Able to build positive relationships with children from a range of backgrounds
  • An empathetic individual with a 'can do' mindset
  • Have a good knowledge or experience in working with children who have SEN/SEMH needs (ideal but not essential)

If this sounds like you I would love to hear from you!

TO APPLY: click 'Apply' or email your CV to

***Step Into Teaching is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure and Baring Service check***

***We aim, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within 5 working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.***


    Salisbury, SP2
    £19,962 - £22,100 per annum - pro rata - term time only
    Sunday 15th September
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Do you have UK GCSE 4 (grade C) or above in English & Maths (for primary science also required)